Spanish-American War Veterans


The Spanish-American War lasted less than a year (1898). The veterans on this page answered their country's call.

We owe them thanks and recognition.

  • The service column uses these standard military abbreviations: KIA Killed in action; DOW Died of Wounds; DOD Died of Disease; DNB Died Non-Battle; DOI Died of Injuries; FOD Finding of death/Missing presumed dead; Dead no other info; POW Prisoner of War. 
  • If we do not know a soldier's burial place, the place where he lived or died is in square brackets in the burial column.

Check the  Medal of Honor page to see details about Cattaraugus County's Medal of Honor recipients




Name Service Death Date Burial Place
ACHENBACH, Fred C. Unknown service. Career 11-1956 Allegany
ALGER, Henry US Army, IN Y Inf, Pvt 7-3-1945 Cottage
BAILEY, Frank H. US Navy, Lt Commander 4-9-1921 Cottage
BLAIR, Emmet W. Unknown service 5-3-1904 Cottage
BROWN, Thomas E. US Army, Co I 3rd NY Inf 2-3-1933 St. Bonaventure
BUCK, Charles Bentley US Army, Co B 10th Inf, Sgt 11-14-1956 Allegany
COPE, William E.   US Army, Co K 202nd Inf NY Vols 4-1-1954 Cassadaga
COUNCILMAN, Ira W US Army, Co I 3rd Inf NY Vols, QM Sgt. Enlisted 5-1-1898 at Olean for two years. Mustered out with company 11-30-1898 at Olean NY 1924 Pleasant Valley, Hinsdale
CRAINER, William L Unknown service 1953 Pleasant Valley, Hinsdale
FEELY, Harry M US Army, Co K 16 Regt PA Inf, Pvt 9-8-1968 Mount View
GARNETT, Wm. H. Unknown service 3-30-1943 Cottage
GARVEY, William H Unknown service 6-7-1943 St. Bonaventure
GOTTHART, Adam  US Army, Co A NYS Vols. San Juan Puerto Rico Discharged 4-15-1899 as 'invalid'. 12-18-1899 Wildwood
GREEN, Thomas Barton US Army, Co L 47th USVI 1920 Mount View
HAHN, Leonard D US Army, TRP A6 Regt NY Cav, CPL 12-2-1957 Mount View
HIGGINS, Arch  US Army, Co H 202nd NY 1948 Wildwood
KIBBY, George W. Unknown service 1919 Siloam
LOVINE, Harry Horace US Army, 19th Inf, Pvt 12-12-1954 Freedom
MAULBETSCH, Andrew  US Army, Co A 31st Inf MI Vols, Pvt.  8-3-1935 Mount View
MAYER, George M US Army, Co I, 1st Lt 1926 Mount View
MCEVOY, William W.  US Army, Co L 1st Reg't W. V. Vols.  1946 Five Mile
MEAD, Orrin W.  US Army, Co L 202nd Inf, Pvt 4-17-1965 Limestone
MIX, Wallace P. US Army, Co G, 42nd US Vols, Pvt. Phiippine Campaign 12-25-1945 Chestnut Hill
OSTERMAN, William Jacob US Army, Co A 202nd Inf NYS Vols, Pvt. Enlisted 7-15-1898 at Buffalo for two years. Mustered out with company 4-15-1899 at Savannah GA. 1959 St. Bonaventure
OYER, Glenn N. Unknown service 7-11-1940 Mt Hope
PATTERSON, Floyd T  US Army, 13 Btry Field Arty, Pvt 9-13-1962 Mount View
PEABODY, Hershie E. Naval Btry 1918 Mt Hope
PERKINS, Herbert C  US Army, Co I 3rd NY Vol Inf 1935 Mount View
PROCTOR, James E. US Army, Co G 202nd Inf NY Vols, Sgt. Enlisted 7-13-1898 at Buffalo for two years. Promoted to Sgt 10-4-1898. Mustered out with company 4-15-1899 at Savannah GA 9-3-1954 Mt Hope
PYLES, Cleveland US Army, 5 Co Coast Arty.  1942 St. Bonaventure
RARREY, Harry R US Army, 46 US Vol Inf, Pvt 9-11-1950 Mount View
THRASHER, Norman S. Unknown service 1921 Cottage
THURBER, Charles Fillmore US Army, 93rd Inf, PA Vols. 1-3-1910 Mount View
TRAVER, G. R. US Navy 1908 Randolph Rural
UTTER, Frank US Army, Co L 202nd Inf NYS Vols 1944 Mount View
WAGNER, George J US Army, Co I 3rd NY Vol Inf 1944 Mount View
WELTS, Eugene  Unknown service 1952 Wildwood
WHIPPLE, Gurth A  Unknown service 1902 Wildwood
WHITNEY, Edgar F US Army, 3rd NY Inf, Sgt 9-13-1950 Mount View
WILLIAMS, William P US Army, Co I 3rd NYV Inf, CPL, 1898 1914 Mount View
WINGATE, James F.  US Army, Co H 16th Regt. PA 1942 Wildwood
WINTERBOTTOM, John J. US Army, Co H 16 PA Regt  1931 Calvary Cemetery
WOODMANSEE, Varnum Phineas  Unknown service 1938 Tug Hill




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