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Spanish American War Soldiers of the 2nd West Virginia Volunteer
Infantry
Spanish American War Soldiers of the 2nd West Virginia Volunteer Infantry.
The soldier on the left is believed to be Captain Jackson Arnold, later the first superintendent of the West Virginia State Police


The Second Regiment West Virginia Volunteer Infantry, one of two West Virginia regiments formed to serve in the Spanish-American War, was mustered out of service on April 10, 1899, at Camp Wetherill, Greenville, South Carolina.

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History of the 2nd Regiment West Virginia Infantry
"Second Regiment"
"The Tents Arrive And Several Companies Have Already Gone Into Camp"
"The Mingo Company Is Now Part of The Second West Virginia Regiment"
"At Camp Atkinson"
"Flag Presentation"
"Postponed Again"
"Regiment Has Gone"


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