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Arkansas' Spanish American War Soldiers
By Desmond Walls Allen, ISBN 0-941765-32-6, 273 pages, $24.00
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This book contains a complete roster of the 3,000 men who mustered in the spring and summer of 1898 to fight the Spanish in Cuba and the Philippines. It contains a brief historical background of the war, research implications, a history of the State Guard by Gen. Arthur Neill, and individual company information. Soldiers' information includes name, rank, company, unit, residence, enrollment date, age, marital status, birthplace and nearest relative when data is available. Special features of the book are two place name indexes: one lists birthplaces, the other residences.
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