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United States declares war against Spain: The Spanish-American War begins...
Item # 636620
April 26, 1898
THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, April 26, 1898
* Spanish-America War begins
* United States declares war
The top of the front page announces: "CONGRESS HAS DECLARED WAR AGAINST SPAIN" "The Bill Passes Unanimously and Is Signed by the President" "Volunteer Troops Are Called Out" "The States Asked to Furnish 125,000 Men for the National Government" "Our Ships May Soon Attack the Philippines" and more.
Other war-related heads as well including; "WAR MESSAGE TO CONGRESS ""The President's Request For a Formal Declaration" "Says A State of War Exists" and more.
Eight pages, light toning, should be handled with care.
Category: Post-Civil War