Marker text: WAR OF 1898
Members of the following military units were treated here during the War of 1898.
REGULAR U.S. CAVALRY, THE 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 6th, 9th, 10th and 25th, THE 9th and 10th were composed of "BUFFALO SOLDIERS".
VOLUNTEER U.S. CAVALRY, THE 1st USVC REGIMENT "ROUGH RIDERS", commanded by COLONEL and later PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT.
U.S. ARTILLERY, THE 2nd, 4th and 5th
REGULAR U.S. INFANTRY, THE 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 12th 13th, 16th 17th 20th, 21st, 22nd, 24th and 25th.
VOLUNTEER U.S. INFANTRY, THE 2nd and 71st New York
HOSPITAL CORPS, THE 17th
REGULAR U.S. NAVY, Shipmates of the following U.S. VESSELS; USS MACHIAS, MANGROVE, WILMINGTON, FERN, and THE USS NEWARK
This marker designed and funded by the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry Regiment "Rough Riders", inc. of Tampa, Florida, permitted by Saint Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church, AD 2011.