The Battlefield of Santiago de Cuba, Cuba 1898
The 100th anniversary of the Spanish American War was celebrated in 1998. McElfresh Map Co., published a map of Santiago de Cuba in commemoration of the war.
The map is drawn in general conformity with maps drawn by the Army Corps of Engineers in 1963. A 1980 Soviet General Staff map supplied corroboratory details. A number of contemporaneous Spanish-American War maps provided the cultural and physical details and the look of the battlefield in 1898. The scale is 1"=4224'.
Reverse side: Includes a narrative entitled "General J.C. Breckinridge's Notes on a War" which describes various aspects of the life among the American, Cuban and Spanish soldiers. There are also reproductions of the guidon of Company G, a field telephone used during the war, and a photograph of the Rough Riders gathering for inspection in Tampa, Florida.
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