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The Boys of '98   By: (1848-1912)

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THE BOYS OF '98

STORIES of AMERICAN HISTORY

By James Otis

1. When We Destroyed the Gaspee 2. Boston Boys of 1775 3. When Dewey Came to Manila 4. Off Santiago with Sampson 5. When Israel Putnam Served the King 6. The Signal Boys of '75 (A Tale of the Siege of Boston) 7. Under the Liberty Tree (A Story of the Boston Massacre) 8. The Boys of 1745 (The Capture of Louisburg) 9. An Island Refuge (Casco Bay in 1676) 10. Neal the Miller (A Son of Liberty) 11. Ezra Jordan's Escape (The Massacre at Fort Loyall)

DANA ESTES & COMPANY Publishers Estes Press, Summer St., Boston

[Illustration: THE CHARGE AT EL CANEY.]

THE BOYS OF '98

BY JAMES OTIS AUTHOR OF "TOBY TYLER," "JENNY WREN'S BOARDING HOUSE," "THE BOYS OF FORT SCHUYLER," ETC.

Illustrated by J. STEEPLE DAVIS FRANK T. MERRILL And with Reproductions of Photographs

ELEVENTH THOUSAND

BOSTON DANA ESTES & COMPANY PUBLISHERS

Copyright, 1898 BY DANA ESTES & COMPANY

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER PAGE I. THE BATTLE SHIP MAINE 1 II. THE PRELIMINARIES 19 III. A DECLARATION OF WAR 38 IV. THE BATTLE OF MANILA BAY 64 V. NEWS OF THE DAY 92 VI. CARDENAS AND SAN JUAN 117 VII. FROM ALL QUARTERS 130 VIII. HOBSON AND THE MERRIMAC 149 IX. BY WIRE 171 X. SANTIAGO DE CUBA 194 XI. EL CANEY AND SAN JUAN HEIGHTS 224 XII. THE SPANISH FLEET 254 XIII. THE SURRENDER OF SANTIAGO 290 XIV. MINOR EVENTS 302 XV. THE PORTO RICAN CAMPAIGN 320 XVI. THE FALL OF MANILA 335 XVII. PEACE 345 APPENDIX A THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS 355 APPENDIX B WAR SHIPS AND SIGNALS 370 APPENDIX C SANTIAGO DE CUBA 379 APPENDIX D PORTO RICO 383 APPENDIX E THE BAY OF GUANTANAMO 386

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PAGE THE CHARGE AT EL CANEY Frontispiece U. S. S. MAINE 7 CAPTAIN C. D. SIGSBEE 12 EX MINISTER DE LOME 20 U. S. S. MONTGOMERY 24 MAJOR GENERAL FITZHUGH LEE 30 U. S. S. COLUMBIA 38 CAPTAIN GENERAL BLANCO 44 PREMIER SAGASTA 49 PRESIDENT WILLIAM MCKINLEY 55 U... Continue reading book >>




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