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Walter Mason Dickinson at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. He was the grandson of Marquis Fayette Dickinson and the only Amherst man to die in the Spanish-American War. He fell in the Battle of El Caney (Cuba) on July 1, 1898, which was a precursor to the Battle…

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Hand-colored portrait of Walter Mason Dickinson in uniform. He was the only Amherst man to die in the Spanish-American War in Cuba. According to a Springfield newspaper article, his remains were brought back to the United States by Ellery F.…

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Article from a Springfield newspaper about the journey to retrieve the body of Walter Mason Dickinson after his death in Cuba during the Spanish-American War.
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