America declared war on Spain in April 1898. One hundred and twenty men enlisted in Company"B", 3rd Regiment Infantry, Kentucky Volunteers; 73 were from Warren County. The 3rd Regiment, commanded by Colonel T.J. Smith, arrived in Cuba on January 21, 1899, almost six weeks after the peace treaty had been signed.
Soldier's Memorial Spanish-American War of 1898 poster with members of the Puerto Rican Expedition, Company D, 11th U. S. Infantry with enlisted men including John H. Downey of Warren County, KY. The broadside features inset photographs of the officers and drawings of camp scenes.
Warren County, War