Spanish-American War

June 14, 1898: Quick Earns MOH for Actions at Guantanamo Bay

For his actions on June 14, 1898, Charles Town native John Henry Quick earned the Medal of Honor. His heroism occurred during a joint American-Cuban…

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Quick Earns MOH for Actions at Guantanamo Bay: June 14, 1898

For his actions on June 14, 1898, Charles Town native John Henry Quick earned the Medal of Honor. His heroism occurred during a joint American-Cuban…

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April 23, 1857: Spanish-American War Hero Andrew Rowan Born in Monroe County

Andrew Rowan, made famous as the subject of a patriotic essay, was born in Monroe County on April 23, 1857. In 1898, the United States was on the verge of…

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