WJBC Memorial Wall: Spanish-American War

Spanish-American War Memorial Wall

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The Spanish-American War Memorial Wall lists a record of names of McLean County and Livingston County residents who served and perished in that conflict.

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Spanish American War

Beam, Fred, Troop G, 1st Illinois Volunteer Cavalry 1898, died July 7, 1898

Bray, William, Company A, 5th Mo. Volunteer Infantry 1898, died Jan. 15, 1899

Buffam, George, Troop B, 1st Illinois Volunteer Cavalry 1898, died Aug. 21, 1898

Butler, Edward C., Captain, Troop G., Illinois Volunteer Cavalry 1898

Cannon, Clarence, Company D, 5th Illinois Volunteer Infantry 1898, died Sept. 4, 1989

Center, Albert, Company I, 3rd Neb. Volunteer Infantry 1898, died Sept. 1, 1898

Chambers, J.L., Troop B, 1st Illinois Volunteer Cavalry 1898, died Aug. 27, 1898

Dixon, Robert, Company D, 5th Illinois Volunteer Infantry 1898, died Aug. 18, 1898

Hunter, John, 1st Illinois Volunteer Cavalry 1898, died Dec. 12, 1898

Littell, Edward B., Troop G, 1st Illinois Volunteer Cavalry 1898, died June 11, 1898

Matheney, W.L., Company F, 3rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry 1898, died Sept. 10, 1898

McLean, Robert, Company A, 1st Washington, died Feb. 27, 1899

McMurry, William Spencer, Company C, 1st Colored Volunteer Infantry, died Nov. 2, 1898

Owen, James C., Recruit U.S. Army, died Ap. 30, 1899

Price, Ruben, Musician, 7th U.S. Cavalry

Skinner, Guy, Troop G, 1st Illinois Volunteer Cavalry 1898, died May 30

Smith, William, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps 1898, Hospital Service, died Aug. 31, 1898

 

Source: genealogytrails.com, civilwar.ilgenweb.net, McLean County Museum of History

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