13th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry

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13th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry (1898-1899) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at St. Paul, Minn., May 7, 1898, with 50 officers and 979 enlisted men.

  • Assignments:
    • Assigned to Second Independent Brigade, Philippine Islands Expeditionary Forces
    • Assigned to First Brigade, Second Division, Eighth Army Corps
  • Movements:
    • Left St. Paul May 16; arrived at San Francisco, Cal., May 21
    • Sailed for Manila, P. I., June 27, on the "City of Para", arrived at Manila Bay July 31; disembarked at Parañaque August 7 and marched to Camp Dewey
    • Participated in the battle of Manila, August 13, as a part of the Third Brigade, Second Division
    • On duty as provost guard of Manila, forming part of the Separate Brigade, Eighth Army Corps, from August 22,1898, to March 19, 1899
    • Participating in the engagement at Manila February 4, 1899, and in the attack on Manila February 22 and 23.
    • Went into the field on March 20 as part of the Third Brigade, Second Division, and participated in engagements with insurgents near Mariquina, March 25
      • Bocaue, April 9 and 10
      • Guiguinto, April 10, 11, and 21
      • Santa Maria, April 12.
    • From April 23 to May 23 formed part of the Provisional Brigade of General Lawton's expedition to the north of Manila, and participated in engagements at:
      • Norzagaray
      • Angat
      • Polo
      • San Rafael
      • Baliuag
      • Maasin
      • San Ildefonso
      • San Miguel
      • San Isidro
    • May 23 to August 4, on guard duty along line of Manila and Dagupan Railroad from Caloocan to Guiguinto, guarding, protecting, and patrolling towns of Malabon, Polo, Meycauayan, and Guiguinto
    • Returned to Manila August 4
    • Sailed from Manila on transport "Sheridan" August 11; arrived at San Francisco, Cal., September 7

Mustered out of the service of the United States at San Francisco, October 3, 1899, with 51 officers and 956 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-wounded, 6; died of wounds, 1; died of disease, 1. Enlisted men-killed in action, 4; wounded, 68; died of wounds, 2; died of disease, 33; killed by accident, 2; drowned, 1; deserted, 2.


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