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  • Subject: Spanish-American War, 1898
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    • Adoring crowds

    • People; buildings; military organizations; Spanish-American War, 1898
    • Hundreds strain against rope barriers hoping to see, or maybe touch their heroes. It's not clear if this is Company M leaving for war...or returning. The photo was taken at Mansfield's Union Station and passenger cars can be seen on the left side...
    • After the surrender

    • Military organizations; Spanish-American War, 1898
    • Company M stands next to a shallow trench looking toward the left side of the photograph. Several of the men stand on sandbags piled along the forward edge of the trench. The men wear slouch hats and hold their trousers up with suspenders. Some...
    • America's fighting men

    • Spanish-American War, 1898; soldiers; military organizations; firearms; rifles; tents; people
    • Five men pose in front of a tent and behind a pyramid of stacked muskets. Four of the men are in uniform. The man in the middle is not--his ill-fitting breeches held up by suspenders, a wrinkled striped shirt covering his upper torso, a...
    • At ease

    • Spanish-American War, 1898; military organizations; people
    • A group of men, some in military uniforms, some in civilian clothing, sit on a grassy knoll. The man in the foreground sits with his legs crossed "Indian" style. Others recline on the grass, propping themselves up on their elbows.
    • Back to Sea

    • Ships; Spanish-American War, 1898; soldiers; military organizations
    • Uniformed men stream down a gangplank onto a ship. The men have bedrolls slung over their shoulders and carry their muskets. They enter the ship through a portal just below the top deck. Directly over them, a lifeboat hangs at the ready.
    • Battle ready

    • Military organizations; people; buildings; Spanish-American War, 1898
    • A member of Company M poses in full regalia at the corner of North Main and Third in front a men's furnishing store owned by Adolph Dittenhoefer. A crowd of onlookers crowd the sidewalk behind him.
    • Burial at sea

    • Spanish-American War, 1898; burials at sea; ships; military organizations
    • Men crowd the the deck of a ship as a body tightly wrapped in a light colored material drops toward the ocean. One man, sitting on a structure above the crowd, holds his hat over his heart.
    • Chow line

    • Spanish-American War, 1898; soldiers; people
    • The men of Company M line-up holding tin plates that will be filled with whatever delightful offering the U.S. Army is serving. Men cluster around the serving table which is backed by a tent.
    • Colonel Matthias Day

    • Soldiers; military organizations; Spanish-American War, 1898
    • Colonel Matthias W. Day, commander of Company M during the Spanish-American War, stands on a sidewalk in full uniform.
    • Colonel Matthias W. Day

    • Military organizations; Spanish-American War, 1898; horses; people; buildings
    • In this fade photograph Col. Matthias W. Day, in full uniform sits astride his horse. An article in the April 10, 1907 Daily Shield is headlined, "Day is a Hero--An Army Officer born in Mansfield wears medal for braver--comes back to Cuba--will go...
    • Company M Leaving

    • Spanish-American War, 1898; people; buildings; railroad cars
    • A massive crowd faces away from the camera and toward a line of railroad cars near Union Station in Mansfield. Company M is leaving for the war with Spain.
    • Cuba or Bust

    • Railroads; people; military organizations; Spanish-American War, 1898
    • The men of Company M lean out the windows of their Erie passenger car scanning the large crowd on the platform for family and friends. One man in the crowd doffs his hat as a salute to the men leaving Mansfield to fight the Spanish.
    • Cubanos

    • Spanish-American War, 1898; people; hats; baskets
    • Five or six women and a young man pose for the camera during Company M's time in Cuba in 1898. The young man wears a straw hat with the forward brim turned up and pants rolled to his knees. The women wear loose fitting long dresses or skirts and...
    • Enjoying a smoke

    • Soldiers; Spanish-American War, 1898; military organizations; people
    • Six soldiers relax in front of an unidentified wooden building. The men are all in uniform, though the uniforms don't necessarily match. Several wear gators on their lower legs and a variety of hat styles are evident. Several of the young men...
    • Freshly starched

    • Spanish-American War, 1898; military organizations; soldiers; buildings
    • Company M lines up a sidewalk next to a stone building in an unidentified location. Unlike most of the photos in this collection, the soldiers here are formally dressed.

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