1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
Charles W. Temple
22nd US Infantry
Company E 22nd Infantry Soldiers Memorial Print
Charles W. Temple served
twenty-eight years in the United States Army under the alias of
Twenty-two of those years were spent in the 22nd Infantry.
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.
Charles W. Temple is listed as a Corporal using his alias of Austin Park.
Sergeant Patrick Malone would die of dysentery in the Philippines on May 7, 1900.
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.
Just below his name is Major William H. Van Horne who took command
of the 22nd Infantry in Cuba after Patterson was wounded at El Caney.
Listing of Privates in the Company.
Arthur Hallenbach would die of tuberculosis in
the Philippines on December 15, 1899.
(His name would be variously recorded as Hollenbach and Hollanbach.)
Denny Hayes would die of malaria in the Philippines on May 22, 1899.
Charles Moore would die of dysentery in the Philippines on February 1, 1900.
John Smith would be killed in action in the Philipines near Taguig March 18, 1899.
Ira Sackrider is listed
In 1908 he received the
Left: The official paperwork
for his Medal.
Sackrider served in the Army
for 15 years.
Right: The Spanish Campaign
The ribbon is the first issue
----------------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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