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1898 June 6

Dickinson, Walter Mason, 1856-1898

Letter from Walter M. Dickinson to Joseph B. Lindsey

Transport Cherokee, off Santiago, Cuba - Page two only: Saw Harry Coudin, who will make a fine little soldier. Believes they are heading to Santiago or Puerto Rico.

Walter Mason Dickinson Papers

1898 June 15

Dickinson, Walter Mason, 1856-1898

Letter from Walter M. Dickinson to Asa Williams Dickinson

Transport Cherokee, Gulf of Mexico - Writing en route to the seat of war in Cuba aboard the USS Cherokee, acting as regimental quartermaster. Do not yet know whether they are heading to Puerto Rico or Santiago, though he believes it will be Cuba. Traveling in convoy of about 40 ships, including gunboats, with a force of about 25,000 men aboard. Men are badly crowded; delayed in start may have been due to the Navy ... more

Walter Mason Dickinson Papers

1898 June 20

Dickinson, Walter Mason, 1856-1898

Letter from Walter M. Dickinson to Joseph B. Lindsey

Transport Cherokee, off Santiago, Cuba - Off the coast of Cuba and preparing to land. Has set Mattie up so she can draw on the Savings Bank in Amherst if she needs money and will call Lindsey if she needs help.

Walter Mason Dickinson Papers

1898 June 15

Dickinson, Walter Mason, 1856-1898

Letter from Walter M. Dickinson to Marquis Fayette Dickinson

Transport Cherokee, Gulf of Mexico - Instructions to forward letter to Asa Williams Dickinson, when read (see letter from Walter M. Dickinson to Asa Williams Dickinson, June 15, 1898). On same sheet is letter from Marquis Fayette Dickinson to Asa Dickinson: the fighting has begun in Cuba "and Walter is so far safe," though his assistant's brother has been reported wounded. The military will move on Puerto Rico and the... more

Walter Mason Dickinson Papers

1898 Apr. 17

Dickinson, Walter Mason, 1856-1898

Letter from Walter M. Dickinson to Asa Williams Dickinson

Columbus Barracks, Ohio - "What in the world is the U.S. coming to, if at the first sign of war, all her Colonels go to England, but we hope the trip will do you good." Walter's regiment is packed and ready to leave for Tampa tomorrow; Mattie leaves tomorrow to join her mother in Washington. "I guess it has come at last, as we shall spend a few months in Cuba. My Colonel has just made me Regimental ... more

Walter Mason Dickinson Papers