1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
Charles W. Temple
22nd US Infantry
Company E 22nd Infantry Soldiers Memorial Print
The Company E 22nd US Infantry Memorial Print
from the estate of Charles W. Temple,
commemorating the service of Company E in the Spanish American War.
The figure of Columbia ( a popular term for the
United States of the time)
sits above portraits of President William McKinley (left) and General of the Armies Nelson Miles (right).
Columbia is flanked by her Soldiers and she is handing the laurel wreath of victory to her wounded Soldier.
In the far left American troops in full field
gear march off from their encampment,
guarded by the might of the US Navy in the waters offshore.
On the right US troops in parade dress stand in
They wear the model 1895 forage cap, sometimes called the "pillbox" cap.
The Headquarters section of Company E.
Shown at the bottom is the Regimental Staff,
led by LTC John Patterson, who took over the Regiment after the promotion
of COL Charles Wikoff.
Listing of Privates in the Company.
Ira Sackrider is listed
In 1908 he received the Spanish
Left: The official paperwork
for his Medal.
Right: The Spanish Campaign
----------------Bottom left of print gives list of E Company lost to the War--------Bottom right of print gives list of battles in which Company E participated
Bottom of print shows US and Cuban troops
attacking Spanish positions,
flanked by portraits of General William Shafter (left) and Commodore George Dewey (right).
Legend at bottom of print states:
"Headquarters 22nd INFANTRY
-----------------------------------------------Fort Crook, Nebraska, December 13, 1898
An order has been received from the War
Department to prepare
to leave for Manila, Philippine Islands."
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