Andrew Summers Rowan

The following is a list of books and articles about Andrew Summer Rowan which can be found at the West Virginia State Archives Library.


Allan, Keller. The Spanish-American War: a Compact History. New York, Hawthorn Books, 1969.

Goodykoontz, Wells. Major Andrew Summers Rowan, a West Virginian, the Man Who Carried the Message to Garcia. Washington DC, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1926.
BR877g Pam.

Hubbard, Elbert. A Message to Garcia. East Aurora, New York, The Roycrafters, 1899.
174 H875 Pam.

Hubbard, Elbert. A Message to Garcia. New York, William H. Wise and Company, 1917.
174 H875 Pam.

Parker, Edward A. A Message to Garcia and Other Inspirational Reading. Dansville, New York, F.A. Owen Publishing Company, 1918.
174 H875 Pam.


"A Forgotten Hero, Andrew Summers Rowan," n.p. n.d.
"A Corner of History, the Message to Garcia...," WV Daily News, 8-23-1967.
"An Interesting Story of an Interesting West Virginian," Weston Democrat, n.d.
"Andrew Rowan, Famous West Virginian, Who Took Message to Garcia is III," n.p. 3-7-1937.
"Andrew Rowan Authentic Monroe Hero," Beckley Post-Herald, 12-9-1964.
"Andrew S. Rowan's Service Record," Beckley Post-Herald, 11-12-1968.
"Belated Recognition, Andrew Summers Rowan," n.p.n.d.
"Col. Rowan Tells How I Got the Message to General Garcia," Democrat, 7-1929. "Honors to Rowan," n.p.n.d.
"How Rowan Message to Gained World Fame," Beckley Post-Herald, 9-6-1958.
"McKinley to Rowan to Garcia," American Legion Magazine, 1934.
"Message to Garcia Carrier Dies at 85," Charleston Gazette, 1-12-1943.
"News Release Concerning Rowan's Donation of Cannons and Mortars to Museum, 1958.
"Rowan Breaks Silence at Last to Relate How He Sought Gen. Garcia," Gazette, 9-17-1922.
"Rowan House in Monroe Grows as Tourist Point," Charleston Gazette, 9-1-1940.
"Story of Rowan's Message to Garcia," Beckley Post-Herald, 10-23-1957.
"The Man Who Carried the Message to Garcia," Philippi Republican, 6-17-1926.
"The man Who Carried the Message," WV Hillbilly, 11-21-1964.
"West Virginian Carried Message Garcia/ Long Delayed War Citation," New Dominion, 1922.
"West Virginian Who Carried Message to Garcia is Honored," Advertiser, 9-17-1922.
"WVirginian Carried Message Garcia Would Do it Again," Williamson Daily News, 1-21-1927.

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