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The fall of Manila... African-American regiment at the charge of San Juan Hill...



Item # 678997

October 15, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 15, 1898  Full front page illus. of "The Fall of Manila." Inside has two full pages showing: "Scenes Attending the Surrender of Manila." 1/2 pg. of illus. of "Launch of the United States Battle Ship 'Illinois' at Newport News, Virginia, October 4, 1898." Full pg. illus. of "Our Occupation of Puerto Rico."
Perhaps the most notable print is the centerfold: "Forgotten Heroes" showing Troop C, 9th U.S. Cavalry, Captain Taylor leading the charge at San Juan Hill. This was one of six regiments of the regular Army set aside for black enlisted men.
Also: 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Battle of Omdurman, September 2, 1898." Full pg. illus. of "At the Playhouses of New York." 2/3 pg. of illus. of : "The Closing Chapter in the Story of an Empress - Scenes at the Funeral of Elizabeth of Austria."
Complete in 24 pages, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 311 (released for October, 2021)...

Category: 1890-1899