October 29, 2022

Frederick E. Kraft, 1874-1966 [RG1145.AM]


RG1145.AM:  Frederick E. Kraft, 1874-1966

Diary, etc.:  1898-1899

Elmwood, Cass County, Nebraska:  Soldier

Size:  One folder


The collection contains a diary written by Frederick E. Kraft of Elmwood, Nebraska, while he was in Company B, 3rd Nebraska Infantry, from December 12, 1898 to May 11, 1899. He was stationed in Cuba as part of the hospital corps. Kraft mainly writes about camp life. He also describes visits to Quemados and Havana, Cuba. Also included in the collection are an enlistment paper and a list of places visited by Kraft while he was in the Army.

Frederick Kraft diary.pdf

Frederick Kraft enlistment form.pdf


Subject headings:

Havanna (Cuba)

Kraft, Frederick E., 1874-1966

Military camps — Cuba

Quemados (Cuba)

Spanish-American War, 1898

United States. Army. Nebraska Infantry Regiment, 3rd


Revised TMM         04-10-2009

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