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Travel pay to Spanish-American War soldiers discharged in the Philippines. Hearings before the Committee on Military Affairs, House of Representatives, Sixty-ninth Congress, first session, on H. R. 4101, a bill granting travel pay and other allowances to certain soldiers of the Spanish-American War and the Philippine insurrection who were discharged in the Philippines. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs.

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Published by Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States. Army -- Pay, allowances, etc.

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Edition Notes

Available also in microform in CIS US congressional committee hearings, accession number H434-7.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsUC74 .A4 1926a
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 38 p.
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6476938M
LC Control Number44043070
OCLC/WorldCa21728382

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  This collection of letters was published by the Anti-Imperialist League in May , just a few months after the war began. Many of the letters are from volunteers who enlisted to fight in the Spanish-American War and found themselves engaged in a very different war in the Philippines. During the U.S. war in the Philippines between and (which grew out of the Spanish-American War that had erupted in ), ordinary American soldiers shared the nationalist zeal of their commanders and pursued the Filipino “enemy” with brutality and sometimes outright lawlessness. American Soldiers in the Philippines Write Home about the War. During the U.S. war in the Philippines between and (which grew out of the Spanish-American War that had erupted in ), ordinary American soldiers shared the nationalist zeal of their commanders and pursued the Filipino “enemy” with brutality and sometimes outright lawlessness. In , the U.S. declared war on Spain, which the Spaniards lost. After the war, a treaty was signed in Paris, France in which transferred ownership of several territories from Spain to the U.S.

Unlike the rest of the Philippines which gained independence from the United States after World War II on July 4, , Olongapo was governed as a part of the United States naval reservation. After intense lobbying by Filipino-American James Leonard T. Gordon, it was relinquished to the Philippine government and converted into a municipality on. Following the Treaty of Paris, which ended the Spanish American War in December of , the United States took control of the former Spanish colonies of Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines.. Companies from the segregated Black infantry regiments reported to the Presidio of San Francisco on their way to the Philippines in early In February of that year Filipino nationalists. In December , the Treaty of Paris () was signed, ending the Spanish–American War and selling the Philippines to the United States for $20 million. With this treaty, Spanish rule in the Philippines formally ended. On Janu , Aguinaldo established the First Philippine Republic in Malolos.   An undated photo shows soldiers manning a battle signal corps station during the Spanish-American War. Photo: Naval History and Heritage Command While Army private pay in the Spanish-American War was still $13 like it had been in the Civil War, a period of deflation had strengthened the purchasing power of that monthly salary.

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