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    • Wreck of Oquendo

    • Spanish-Cuban-American War, 1898 ;Warships -- Spain ;Shipwrecks
    • Waves wash over one of the gun turrets of the Spanish ship Oquendo sunk by Admiral Sampson's fleet during the naval engagement of 1898. The defeat of the Spanish fleet was decisive and resulted in the capitualtion of the Spanish soon afterward
    • On the U.S. Skirmish Line-Ready for the Enemy

    • Spanish-Cuban-American War, 1898 -- Battlefields
    • US troops in rifle pits. Text reads: On the U.S. Skirmish Line - Ready for the Enemy. Copyright 1898 by Strohmeyer & Wyman. Strohmeyer & Wyman, Publishers, New York, N.Y. Sold only by Underwood & Underwood New York, London, Toronto-Canada,...
    • Cuba American breast works near San Juan Hill

    • Spanish-Cuban-American War, 1898 -- Trench warfare ;San Juan Hill, Battle of, Cuba, 1898
    • US Breast works, group of US riflemen behind sand bags, looking north? Text reads: Cuba American breast works near San Juan Hill. Copyright 1899 by M. H. Zahner. Sold only by Griffith & Griffith Philadelphia Chicago London Hamburg Ger Milan Italy...
    • Katherin Tingle monument to Rough Riders on 13 and 14 streets

    • Spanish-Cuban-American War, 1898 -- Monuments ;United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st.
    • U.S. citizen Katernin Tingle had this monument to the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry erected on the corners of the 13th and 14th streets in Santiago near the site of the Rough Riders camp and entrenchments they used after assisting in the taking of San...
    • The plaza of El Caney

    • Spanish-Cuban-American War, 1898 ;Plazas ;Cities and towns
    • Today the plaza at El Caney still retains the open character that it did in 1898. The plaza and its surrounding buildings were the subject of many photographers in 1898 and 1899. Although most buildings have been replaced, the general configuration...
    • 1st and 10th Cavalry Monument at Las Guasimas

    • Spanish-Cuban-American War, 1898 -- Participation, African American ;Monuments
    • This small monument to the U.S. 1st Volunteer Cavlary and the 10th U.S. Cavalry (African-American unit) memorializes the first land battle of the Cuban campaign
    • Spanish colonial cannon monument at El Viso

    • Spanish-Cuban-American War, 1898 -- Monuments ;Fortification ;Batteries (Ordnance)
    • This monument, mounting a Spanish colonial era cannon, sits atop El Viso. The monument was erected by the veterans organization, The Society of the Army of Santiago in comemoration of the U.S. and Cuban victory there
    • Cannon from Reina Mercedes at San Juan Heights

    • Spanish-Cuban-American War, 1898 ;Batteries (Ordnance) ;Weapons
    • This gun, from the Spanish ship Reina Mercedes, is now part of the memorials on San Juan Heights. The guns were removed from the ship and used by the Spanish to defend the approaches to Santiago during the war. A gun like this shelled U.S. troops...
    • Colonial Cuban house at El Pozo

    • Spanish-Cuban-American War, 1898 ;Architecture, Colonial ;Dwellings
    • This colonial Cuban house near El Pozo is purported to have been used by General Shafter as his headquarters after the battle of San Juan Heights
    • Surrender tree monument, Santiago

    • Spanish-Cuban-American War, 1898 -- Peace ;Monuments ;Arbol de la Paz (Santiago de Cuba, Cuba)
    • The Surrender or Peace Tree monument at Santiago.This is the site of the large tree where Spanish authories surrendered Santiago to U.S. authority
    • El Caney and El Viso from Kettle Hill

    • Spanish-Cuban-American War, 1898 -- Battlefields
    • The site of the town of El Caney and the fort at El Viso as seen from the top of Kettle Hill. Kettle Hill was occupied by Spanish troops and captured by Lt. Col. Theodore Roosevelt and the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry, the famed 'Rough Riders'
    • El Viso monument

    • Spanish-Cuban-American War, 1898 -- Monuments ;Fortification
    • The runis of the old Spanish fort of El Viso. This area was the site of intense fighting btween U.S and Cuban forces and the Spanish army during July 1, 1898
    • Army of the Society of Santiago plaque at El Viso

    • Spanish-Cuban-American War, 1898 -- Monuments ;Fortification
    • The plaque on the monument at El Viso commemorates the battle fought there and at El Caney. The plaque was placed by the Society of Santiago, a U.S. veterans group whose members served in Cuban during the war of 1898
    • Cuban Monument at El Viso detail

    • Spanish-Cuban-American War, 1898 -- Monuments
    • The plaque on the Cuban monument at El Viso. This plaque tells the story of a Cuban officer killed during the battle for the fort. The Cuban role in the war is often neglected in U.S. histories, but is an important part of the story

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