Saturday, August 20, 2011

Spanish American War

Horace Wolcott (1826-1881)
In 1848 he was in the Army on the Rio Grande.

Henry Brown Wolcott (1824-1895)
He was in both the Spanish-American War and WWI

Date:  April 25 – August 12, 1898 Spanish American War
Location:  Caribbean Sea: Cuba, Puerto Rico; Pacific Ocean: Guam, Philippine Islands
Result:  Treaty of Paris: Spain relinquished all claim of sovereignty over Cuba, ceded Guam, Puerto Rico, and other islands to the United States, and ceded the Philippines to the United States for a payment of $20 million.. 

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