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Diary of W. M. Parke
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Title:

Diary of W. M. Parke

Collection:

Arizona Historical Society

Description:

W. M. Parke records landing in Cuba and describes the landscape, pests, and living conditions. Parke recounts marching uphill, looking for water while drenched, and finding both water and Spanish wine. Parke also mentions marching forward as an advance guard under General Wheeler. He describes a skirmish and details positions of the troops, including a hand drawn map of the trail with the positions of Rough Riders, 2nd Cavalry, and 10th Cavalry.

Creation Date:

1898-06

Creator:

Parke, W. M.

Citation (Chicago Style):

Diary of W. M. Parke. John and Isabella Greenway Papers, 1860-1953. MS 0311 (b196 f2710). Arizona Historical Society. http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o292094. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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