Milwaukee Spanish-American War Memorial

© Photographed June 6 and July 5, 2015
Erected by Patriotic Citizens of Milwaukee
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

[East side]
To those who served in the
War with Spain

[North side]
Honor to our Dead

[West side]
Presented by Patriotic
Citizens of Milwaukee

[South side]

The memorial is located at Milwaukee's Court of Honor, an island in the center of West Wisconsin Avenue, at its T-intersection intersection with 9th Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233.

NOTE: There is plenty of metered parking on 9th Street to access the marker.

Wisconsin Veterans Museum: Military History: Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars

Wikipedia: Spanish-American War
The Spanish–American War (Spanish: Guerra hispano-estadounidense) was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of U.S. intervention in the Cuban War of Independence. U.S. attacks on Spain's Pacific possessions led to involvement in the Philippine Revolution and ultimately to the Philippine–American War.
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The 7th Regular Infantry, charging through the fields at the north of El Caney, are cutting their way through the wire fence. Major Corliss, who is prominent in the foreground of the picture, was at this time pierced through the shoulder by a Mauser bullet. From p. 333 of Harper's Pictorial History of the War with Spain, Vol. II, published by Harper and Brothers in 1899.
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Screenshot of vintage postcard provided by
Court of Honor, W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, Wis. (circa early 1900's)

The status is located at Milwaukee's Court of Honor.

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