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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG4536.AM:  Willard Verner Carter, 1874-



Scrapbook:  ca. 1898-1901

Size:  1 volume



BACKGROUND NOTE



Born at Jackson, Michigan in August of 1874, Willard Verner Carter was working as a locomotive fireman in Omaha, Nebraska at the start of the Spanish-American War. He enlisted on May 13, 1898 and served in the Thurston Rifles, Co. L, First Nebraska Regiment, in the Spanish-American War and the Philippine insurrection. He was wounded on April 25, 1899 and discharged on August 23, 1899.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The scrapbook contains clippings, letters and photographs which pertain to the Spanish-American War. The scrapbook was compiled by Mrs. Louis (Carter) Wakefield.



DESCRIPTION



Scrapbook



 


ADDED ENTRIES:

Carter, Willard Verner, 1874-

Philippines — History — Insurrection, 1896-1898

Spanish-American War, 1898



 



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