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The Little War of Private Post

CONTENTS

The Maine is sunk....
Camp Black....
Comrade-in-arms--a cross section of America....
Our "march" to the sea by railroad....
The Waycross Coffee Riot....
The Sheriff and the Provost Guard....
Heat stroke paves the way to Tampa Heights....
The horse-collar pack and striking camp....
Landing drill....
I trade art for grub and water....
The Rough Riders ambushed at Las Guasimas....
The Cuban rebel troops arrive....
Ed Marshall, Hearst's man, gets shot....
The Merrimac is sunk....
"With ball cartridge--load!" We scout the right flank....
A nice cool morning for a battle....
Brigadier General Hawkins the spearhead at San Juan.
On the Hill. Will the Spaniards return?
Our errors in strategy. The blunder of Bloody Ford....
In the trenches. The night attack....
The war is over!....
Food is plenty--Red Cross stores!
Medicines and rations in trenches still scanty....
A bath! The silhouette of Long Island at dawn....
Saved by the storm. Tents go down in the night....
Into New York via the famous Long Island Rail Road....

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