Spanish American War: Additional Information

About This Exhibit

The Spanish-American War is a web exhibit that is part of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Story, the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County's local history website. The project honors those who served in this war.
Soldiers and images featured in this database are from the:

    • Roster Of The North Carolina Volunteers In The Spanish- American War 1898-1899, prepared under the direction of Adjutant-General, Edwards & Broughton and E. M. Uzzell, State Printers, Presses of Edwards & Broughton, Raleigh, NC, 1900


    • The Charlotte News


    • The Charlotte Observer


    • Family and friends of the military


  • Sketches of Charlotte, North Carolina’s Finest City and the Recognized Cotton Milling Centre of the of the Southern States, published by Wade H. Harris, Charlotte, NC, 1899

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About the Spanish-American War
About the Armed Forces
About Veterans
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Learn More About Veterans

  • Department of Veterans Affairs
           This site lists Veterans Facilities and has a "search" feature.
  •  National Archives and Records Administration
    To learn about family history/genealogy research and veterans' service records, select "The Research Room" when you go to this homepage.
  • National Cemetery Administration
                    Visit this site to find out about National Military Cemeteries, burials, headstones and markers and locating veterans. 

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The Internet sites found linked here are not created or maintained by the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County. Selection of sites is based on quality, quantity and variety of information as well as ease of use and accessibility. The Library has no control over content changes made to these sites, which may require additional software or charge for advanced features.

Requesting Spanish-American War Military Records: 

The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the official repository for Spanish-American War military personnel records. 

The National Archives and Records Administration
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD20740-6001

Telephone     1-866-272-6272   or   1-86-NARA-NARA
For more information, visit the National Archives and Records Administration website