Spanish-American War Information

  1. The 157th, 158th, 159th, 160th, and 161st regiments of infantry, 27th and 28th batteries of light artillery, Company D, 2d U.S. engineers, 14th Signal corps company and 1st and 2d separate companies, Ind. volunteers, colored. Copied from Record of Indiana volunteers in the Spanish-American war 1898-1899 at The Library of Congress referencing the ebook above.
  2. Indiana in the Spanish-American War 16 page article with a few photos by the Indiana Historian published in September 1998.
  3. Spanish American War Rosters and Muster Rolls by Patrick McSherry has A Brief History of the 157th Indiana Volunteer Infantry and a partial roster A Roster of the 157th Indiana Volunteer Infantry
  4. Spanish-American War stuff at Our Military Heritage at The Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
  5. SPANISH –AMERICAN WAR AND PHILIPPINE -AMERICAN WAR COLLECTION CA. 1898–CA. 1901 - Collection # P 0480 indicates it has photos at the Manuscript and Visual Collections Department William Henry Smith Memorial Library Indiana Historical Society 450 West Ohio Street Indianapolis, IN 46202-3269
1964 newspaper photo

157th Regiment formed of the 3d Infantry, Indiana National Guard, had two companies from Fort Wayne mustered in May 10, 1898.

A May 10 1898 photo of Allen County Boys Mustered into the Service of the United State Co. G. 157th Regiment Indiana Vol. Inf. was printed in the February 1, 1964 page 7 of the Roto section of The News-Sentinel newspaper and posted January 28, 2018 in You are positively from Fort Wayne, if you remember... Closed group on Facebook.

Company B, 2d Infantry was organized at Fort Wayne on September 5, 1885 afterward transferred to the 3d Infantry, Indiana National Guard.

28th Light Battery Spanish-Ameican War

28th Battery was organized October 26, 1888 as a Gatling Gun Squad, then as a Battery July 1, 1887, with many from Fort Wayne. BTW the Gatling gun was patented November 4, 1862 by Dr. Richard Jordan Gatling a medical doctor in Indianapolis.

28th Light Battery Indiana Volunteers Our Gallant Volunteers Allen County Boys Musteered into the Service of the United States May 12, 1898 for the Spanish-American War photo at the Our Military Heritage at The Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana

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