Letters, 1898.


Letters, 1898.

During the Spanish-American War, Bean enlisted in the 1st Kentucky Infantry Regiment, Company C. He was trained at Camp Thomas (Ga.) and was sent to Ponce (P.R.). He wrote home about his experiences and observations about military life, with emphasis upon lack of supplies and poor medical conditions.

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