Spanish-American War Veterans


The Spanish-American War lasted less than a year (1898). These 13 veterans answered their country's call.  

Thank you for your service.

  • The service column uses these standard military abbreviations: KIA Killed in action; DOW Died of Wounds; DOD Died of Disease; DNB Died Non-Battle; DOI Died of Injuries; FOD Finding of death/Missing presumed dead; Dead no other info; POW Prisoner of War.
  • The ~ means we do not know.

Check the  Medal of Honor page to see details about Allegany County's Medal of Honor recipients




Name Service Death Date Burial Place
ALEXANDER, Scott US Army, Co L 202nd regt NYS Vols 6-17-1934 Black Creek
ANDREWS, Elmer V. US Marine Corps, Pvt 11-2-1965 Forest Hills Amity
BAKER, Seth C. US Army, Pvt 8-14-1963 Forest Hills Amity
BECKER, Jacob Co H 65th Inf NYS Vols ~ Canaseraga
EISLER, Carl Martin 1898-1902  ~ Maple Lawn, Boliver
HERDMAN, George T ~ 6-8-1933 Until the Day Dawn
LAMPHERE, Allen T US Army, Co K 3rd Inf, Pvt. Enlisted 1898 at Hornellsville for two years. Mustered out with company 11-30-1898 at Hornellsville. 1937 Canaseraga
LESUER, Frank 10th Ohio Vol Inf ~ Maple Lawn, Boliver
MURLING, Merl [Merle?]  ~ ~ Mt. Hope, Friendship
MURPHY, Thomas F. US Army, 202 Inf, Cpl 3-16-1947 St. Marys, Bolivar
OLMSTEAD, Raymond E. Isthian Canal Commission (also WW I) 1934 Forest Hills Amity
O'NEILL, William H.  ~ 8-24-1912 Holy Cross, Belfast
STEWART, Frank A US Army, Co K 3rd Inf, Pvt. Enlisted 1898 at Hornellsville for two years. Mustered out with company 11-30-1898 at Hornellsville. 1951 Canaseraga
SWARTHOUT, Jesse M. US Army, Co L 202 Inf NY, Cpl  9-17-1962 Maple Lawn, Boliver


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