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  • Civil War Hardtack with Span-Am Inscription

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    Civil War hardtack with Spanish-American War Inscription - Inventory Number MIS 047

    Ink inscribed original piece of leftover Civil War hardtack that pays tribute to heroes from the Spanish-American War.  

    Reads, "AMERICA'S HEROES REMEMBERED THE MAINE - 1898 - MEMENTO OF THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR FROM CORPORAL JAMES H. ARGUE, CO M SIXTH REGIMENT, PENNA, VOLUNTERS, ENCAMPED AT THE FOLLOWING PLACES - CAMP HASTING, CAMP ALGER, VA, CAMP MEADE, PA. HOME ON THIRTY DAYS FURLOUGH, TO BE MUSTERED OUT OF SERVICE, RETURNED HOME WED. NIGHT SEPT. 7TH 1898. PHOENIXVILLE, PA. DEWY AT MANILA, SCHELEY AT SANTIAGO. PROCLAIM LIBERTY THROUGHOUT ALL THE LAND AND UNTO ALL THE INHABITANTS THEREOF.  GALLANT CHARGE OF COL. SEREITS ROUGH RIDERS. HOBSON'S COMMAND THE MERRIMAC." 

    Wording is flanked by the U.S. and Cuban flags in the upper corners.  A sketch of the Liberty Bell is in the center with, "1776-1898".