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Restored Spanish-American War flag unveiled

 

Photo from the Wyoming State Archives

Flag from the Spanish-American War for the 1st Wyoming Volunteer Infantry Battalion - The flag made for the soldiers of the 1st Wyoming Volunteer Infantry Battalion during the Spanish-American War in 1898.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The Wyoming State Museum unveiled a newly restored flag from the Spanish-American War on March 22, 2021 in Cheyenne, Wyo. Descendants of the soldiers from the 1st Wyoming Volunteer Infantry Battalion who served in the Spanish-American war in 1898 were in attendance at the small gathering. The Wyoming Army National Guard's Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Gregory Porter, was also in attendance as the guest speaker.

Around 1,000 soldiers in the Wyoming National Guard were selected to serve in the Spanish-American War. The first federal mobilization in Wyoming's history. In total,...



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