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U.S. & Spanish Commanders for the 1898 Spanish-American War


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I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.

–Alexander the Great

Spanish & American Commanders for the 1898 Spanish-American War Are Already Available!

Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) was Colonel of the 1st Volunteer Cavalry, the famous Rough Riders, and future 26th President of the United States (1901-1909).

Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt

U.S. Mayor General Joseph Wheeler

Former Confederate cavalry commander during the Civil War, in 1898, the sexagenarian "Fighting Joe" Wheeler (1836-1906) was in command of the Cavalry Division, whose regiments led the assault on San Juan Hill. After Cuba, he fought in the Philippines until 1900.

"Fighting Joe" Wheeler

"Fighting Joe" Wheeler

"Fighting Joe" Wheeler

U.S. Brigadier General Henry W. Lawton

A veteran of the Indian Wars, in 1898, Henry Ware Lawton (1843-1899) was in command of the 2nd Division, and will lead the costly assault on the Spanish positions at El Caney, defended by Joaquín Vara de Rey. After the end of the war in Cuba, he was destined to the Philippines, where he died in action in 1899.

Henry W. Lawton

Henry W. Lawton

Henry W. Lawton

Spanish Lt. General Arsenio Linares

Veteran of the Cuban rebellions and the Carlist Wars, in July 1898, Arsenio Linares (1848-1914) was the Spanish commander at San Juan Hill. After the end of the war, he was appointed Ministry of War.

Arsenio Linares

Arsenio Linares

Arsenio Linares

U.S. Gatling Gun

U.S. Gatling Gun

U.S. Gatling Gun

U.S. Gatling Gun

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