Creator

Date Original

1898 May 14

Description

This collection contains a Spanish-American War "Soldier's Memorial" poster listing the men of Company A, 2nd Arkansas Infantry, United States Volunteers.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Spanish-American war was fought from April 21, 1898, to August 13, 1898, between Spain and the United States. Spain was already fighting against Cuban revolutionaries seeking independence, which started to attract American attention in support of Cuba, and after the American warship USS Maine was sunk in Havana harbor, Spain was blamed for the explosion and the United States entered the war on the side of Cuba.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.OV.151

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Spanish-American War "Soldier's Memorial" poster, SMC.OV.151

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Spanish-American War "Soldier's Memorial" poster, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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