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SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR VETERANS
The following are veterans of the Spanish-American War. We welcome more entries. If you want to add a Spanish-American War Veteran to the site, please email with any information about the veteran. If at all possible, let us know in which cemetery, county, and state the person is buried. You may include biographical data, a photograph, tombstone photograph, obituary, or another other information you wish to add.
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Garland County, Arkansas
Allen, Robert M.
Co. M 1 Kentucky Infantry Spanish American War
Mr. Allen is buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas. 2
27 June 1886 - 26 December 1960
Troop L 1 Regiment Texas Cavalry Spanish American War
Mr. Arnold is buried in Morning Star Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas. 2
Berry, Charles L.
Co. A 1 Arkansas Infantry Spanish American War
Mr. Berry is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas. 2
Martin, Enoch M.
Corporal, Co I, 2 Mississippi Infantry
Corporal Martin is buried in Mountain Valley Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas. 2
McReynolds, Benjamin Frank
6 November 1874 - 10 November 1949
Private, Company H, 2 Arkansas Infantry Spanish American War
Mr. McReynolds is buried in Morning Star Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas. 2 3
Sleeper, Daniel George
Company G, 3 Georgia Infantry, Spanish American War
From the Sentinel-Record, Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas, February 19, 1949
Retired Painter Dies DANIEL G. SLEEPER
Daniel George SLEEPER, 88, retired painter, died yesterday morning at his home. He had lived here for 49 years and was a member of the Painters Union, and Fred N. Rix camp, United Spanish War Veterans.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Sarah Sleeper, of Hot Springs. Five daughters, Mrs. Alta Mae Burgess, El Centro, California, Mrs. Helen Blalock, Lake Orion, Michigan, Mrs. Sadie Dempsey, Pontiac, Mich., Mrs. Frances Harmon and Miss Alice Sleeper of Hot Springs; four sons, Glenn Sleeper of California, Leonard D. Sleeper of Hot Springs, George Sleeper of Atlanta, Georgia, and Otis Sleeper of Salinas, California; 28 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
February 21, 1949 SLEEPER SERVICES
Funeral services for Daniel George SLEEPER, who died Friday, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, at the Gross Mortuary chapel with Captain Daniel B. Cartin of the Salvation Army officiating. Burial will in Hollywood Cemetery; Fred N. Ricks Camp No. 1, Spanish American War Veterans will have charge of service at the grave.
Submitted by Art Blaylock
Watts, Henry H.
21 June 1874 - 28 February 1951
Private 1st Class Arkansas Infantry Spanish American War
Mr. Watts is buried in Morning Star Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas. 2
Montgomery County, Arkansas
Company K 1 Arkansas Infantry Spanish American War
Mr. Willey is buried in Reed Cemetery, Montgomery County, Arkansas. 2
1 From The Sentinel-Record obituary
2 From tombstone
3 Ancestry.com. U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Applications for Headstones for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1941. Microfilm publication M1916, 134 rolls. ARC ID: 596118. Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General, Record Group 92. National Archives at Washington, D.C. Applications for Headstones, compiled 01/01/1925 - 06/30/1970, documenting the period ca. 1776 - 1970 ARC: 596118. Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General, 1774–1985, Record Group 92. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.