Campaigns of Wheeler and his cavalry, 1862-1865, from materials furnished by Gen. Joseph Wheeler: to which is added his concise and graphic account of the Santiago Campaign of 1898

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Hudgins Publishing Company, 1899 - Santiago Campaign, 1898
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Page 510 - Spain, the troops being embarked, as far as possible, at the port nearest the garrisons they now occupy. 4. That the officers of the Spanish army be permitted to retain their side arms, and both officers and private soldiers their personal property. 5. That the Spanish authorities agree to remove, or assist...
Page 504 - ... who wish to remain in the island of Cuba are permitted to do so upon condition of delivering up their arms and taking a parole not to bear arms against the United States during the continuance of the present war between Spain and the United States. 9. That the Spanish forces will march out of Santiago de Cuba with honors of war, depositing their arms thereafter at a point mutually agreed upon, to await their disposition by the United States Government, it being understood that the United States...
Page 473 - Lawton was ordered forward, and on the night of the 30th instructions were given by Major-General Shafter to this officer to attack Caney while the Cavalry Division and Kent's Division were ordered to move forward on the regular Santiago road. The movement commenced on the morning of July 1st.
Page 494 - We have the town well Invested on the north and east, but with a very thin line. Upon approaching it we find It of such a character and the defenses so strong, It will be Impossible to carry it by storm -with my present force, and I am seriously considering withdrawing about five miles and taking up a new position...
Page 494 - ... magnificent. I am urging Admiral Sampson to attempt to force the entrance of the harbor, and will have a consultation with him this morning. He is coming to the front to see me. I have been unable to be out during the heat of the day for four days, but am retaining the command. General Garcia reported he holds the railroad from Santiago to San Luis, and has burned a bridge and removed some rails; also that General Pando has arrived at Palma, and that the French consul, with about 400 French citizens,...
Page 493 - In consideration of the request of the consuls and officers in your city for delay in carrying out my intention to fire on the city, and in the interest of the poor women and children who will suffer very greatly by their hasty and enforced departure from the city, I have the honor to announce that I will delay such action solely in their interest until...
Page 227 - He reported that he had destroyed three miles of the railroad about Jonesboro', which he reckoned would take ten days to repair ; that he had encountered a division of infantry and a brigade of cavalry (Ross's) ; that he had captured a battery and destroyed three of its guns, bringing one in as a trophy, and he also brought in three battle-flags and seventy prisoners. On the...
Page 503 - Terms of the military convention for the capitulation of the Spanish forces occupying the territory which constitutes the division of Santiago de Cuba, and described as follows: All that portion of the island of Cuba east of a line passing through Aserradero, Dos Palmas, Cauto Abajo, Escondida, Tanamo, and Aguilera, said troops being in command of General Jose...
Page 504 - That this capitulation includes all the forces and war material in said territory. " 3. That the United States agrees, with as little delay as possible, to transport all the Spanish troops in said district to the kingdom of Spain, the troops being embarked, as far as possible, at the port nearest the garrisons they now occupy.
Page 490 - The fleet under my command offers the nation as a Fourth of July present the whole of Cervera's fleet.

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