Walter Mason Dickinson at Fort Sill

Image

w_m_dickinson_fort_sill.jpg

Title

Walter Mason Dickinson at Fort Sill

Subject

Spanish-American War, 1898
Fort Sill (Okla.)

Description

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 of San Juan Hill. He died from his wounds on July 2, 1898.

Creator

Lovell, John L., 1825-1903

Publisher

Jones Library Special Collections

Date

Circa 1880

Rights

This digital file may be used for educational uses, as long as it is not altered in any way. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the digital files from the Jones Library.

Format

image/jpg

Language

English

Type

Photographs

Identifier

Folder: Dickinson, Walter M. -- Photographs

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

4.25 x 6.5 in.

Citation

Lovell, John L., 1825-1903, “Walter Mason Dickinson at Fort Sill,” Digital Amherst, accessed December 16, 2017, http://www.digitalamherst.org/items/show/780.