13th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry
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.
- Assigned to Second Independent Brigade, Philippine Islands Expeditionary Forces
- Assigned to First Brigade, Second Division, Eighth Army Corps
- 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:
- San Rafael
- 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.
- Correspondence Relating to the War with Spain, Center for Military History, U.S. Army, Vol 1
- The Organization of the Army during the Spanish-American War, page 509
- Organization of Volunteers, page 581