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In the evening of February 15, 1898, the American battleship, U.S.S. Maine, blew up in Havana harbor. On April 25, 1898, the United States declared war against Spain. The Spanish-American war has often been called the "Splendid Little War." The war ended on August 12, 1898. Five Staffordians served in the Spanish-American War.

Born Mar. 13, 1874
Died Mar. 15, 1950, Bur. Arlington National Cemetery
Parents: Sallie C. Withers & Robert T. English
Consort: Bessie Bowling English
Died Jun 24, 1990, Bur. Arlington National Cemetery
Parents: Louisa Butler & Alexander Bowling

Born Jan 31, 1879
Died Mar 17, 1945, Bur. Oak Wood Cemetery, Richmond, VA

Born: Oct 10, 1879
Died: Oct 30, 1956, Bur. Arlington National Cemetery
Parents: Louise W. Bettis and Stapleton C. Jett
Consort: Nettie B. Jett

Born Feb 16, 1872, Stafford County (Lived on George P. King’s farm.)
Died Feb 15, 1898 on the USS Maine at Havana, Cuba
Parents: Sarah Lancaster
Sister: Nellie Lancaster; Brother: Eustace Lancaster

MacGREGOR, CHARLES Hospital Steward
Bur. Aquia Episcopal Church Cemetery.

MacGREGOR, JOHN ALLISTER Pvt. Hospital Corps.
Bur. MacGregor Family Cemetery

Researched, written and contributed by: Homer Musselman


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