F. The Spanish-American War, 1898

The Spanish–American War was a conflict fought between Spain and the United States in 1898. 

PHOTO: The First Marine Battalion (United States), commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Robert W. Huntington, landed on the eastern side of Guantánamo Bay, Cuba on 10 June 1898. The next day, an American flag was hoisted above Camp McCalla where it flew during the next eleven days. - Wikipedia Public Domain

Supplies for the Quarantine Camp, 1899
Supplies for the Quarantine Camp, 1899


Many of the casualties among American forces who fought in Cuba during the Spanish-American War were the result of disease, not wounds. Daufuskie Island became a quarantine detention camp for soldiers...