Spanish-American War Veterans


The Spanish-American War lasted less than a year (1898). The 36 veterans on this page answered their country's call.

We owe them thanks and recognition.

  • 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. 
  • If we do not know a soldier's burial place, the place where he lived or died is in square brackets in the burial column.
  • The ~  means we do not know.

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




Name Service Death Date Burial Place
ACHENBACH, Fred C. ~ Career 11-1956 Allegany
ALGER, Henry US Army, IN Y Inf, Pvt 7-3-1945 Cottage
BAILEY, Frank H. US Navy, Lt Commander 4-9-1921 Cottage
BLAIR, Emmet W. ~ 5-3-1904 Cottage
BROWN, Thomas E. US Army, Co I 3rd NY Inf 2-3-1933 St. Bonaventure
BUCK, Charles Bentley US Army, Co B 10th Inf, Sgt 11-14-1956 Allegany
COUNCILMAN, Ira W US Army, Co I 3rd Inf NY Vols, QM Sgt. Enlisted 5-1-1898 at Olean for two years. Mustered out with company 11-30-1898 at Olean NY 1924 Pleasant Valley, Hinsdale
CRAINER, William L ~ 1953 Pleasant Valley, Hinsdale
FEELY, Harry M US Army, Co K 16 Regt PA Inf, Pvt 9-8-1968 Mount View
GARNETT, Wm. H. ~ 3-30-1943 Cottage
GARVEY, William H ~ 6-7-1943 St. Bonaventure
GOTTHART, Adam  US Army, Co A NYS Vols. San Juan Puerto Rico Discharged 4-15-1899 as 'invalid'. 12-18-1899 Wildwood
GREEN, Thomas Barton US Army, Co L 47th USVI 1920 Mount View
HAHN, Leonard D US Army, TRP A6 Regt NY Cav, CPL 12-2-1957 Mount View
HIGGINS, Arch  US Army, Co H 202nd NY 1948 Wildwood
LOVINE, Harry Horace US Army, 19th Inf, Pvt 12-12-1954 Freedom
MAYER, George M US Army, Co I, 1st Lt 1926 Mount View
McEVOY, William W.  US Army, Co L 1st Reg't W. V. Vols.  1946 Five Mile
MEAD, Orrin W.  US Army, Co L 202nd Inf, Pvt 4-17-1965 Limestone
OSTERMAN, William Jacob US Army, Co A 202nd Inf NYS Vols, Pvt. Enlisted 7-15-1898 at Buffalo for two years. Mustered out with company 4-15-1899 at Savannah GA. 1959 St. Bonaventure
OYER, Glenn N. ~ 7-11-1940 Mt Hope
PATTERSON, Floyd T  US Army, 13 Btry Field Arty, Pvt 9-13-1962 Mount View
PEABODY, Hershie E. Naval Btry 1918 Mt Hope
PERKINS, Herbert C  US Army, Co I 3rd NY Vol Inf 1935 Mount View
PROCTOR, James E. Co G 202nd Inf NY Vols, Sgt. Enlisted 7-13-1898 at Buffalo for two years. Promoted to Sgt 10-4-1898. Mustered out with company 4-15-1899 at Savannah GA 9-3-1954 Mt Hope
PYLES, Cleveland US Army, 5 Co Coast Arty.  1942 St. Bonaventure
RARREY, Harry R US Army, 46 US Vol Inf, Pvt 9-11-1950 Mount View
THRASHER, Norman S. ~ 1921 Cottage
UTTER, Frank US Army, Co L 202nd Inf NYS Vols 1944 Mount View
WAGNER, George J US Army, Co I 3rd NY Vol Inf 1944 Mount View
WELTS, Eugene  ~ 1952 Wildwood
WHIPPLE, Gurth A  ~ 1902 Wildwood
WILLIAMS, William P US Army, Co I NYV Inf, Cpl 1914 Mount View
WINGATE, James F.  US Army, Co H 16th Regt. PA 1942 Wildwood
WINTERBOTTOM, John J. US Army, Co H 16 PA Regt  1931 Calvary Cemetery




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