1st Nebraska Volunteer Infantry

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1st Nebraska Volunteer Infantry (1898-1899) - Organized at York, Beatrice, Lincoln, David City, Madison, and Omaha, Nebr., and mustered into the service of the United States at Lincoln, Nebr., May 9 and 10, 1898, with 51 officers and 983 enlisted men.

  • Assignments:
    • Assigned to Third Independent Brigade, Philippine Islands Expeditionary Forces, May 19
    • Assigned to Second Independent Brigade, Eighth Army Corps, July 17
    • Assigned to First Brigade, Second Division, Eighth Army Corps, by reorganization of division, October 14
    • Transferred to Second Brigade, Second Division, Eighth Army Corps, December 11
  • Movements:
    • Left Lincoln May 16; arrived at San Francisco, Cal., May 19
    • Sailed from San Francisco on transport "Senator" June 15; arrived at Manila July 17
    • In trenches before Malate until August 13, when the regiment participated in the attack on Manila
    • Stationed near Manila August 14, 1898, to February 4, 1899
    • Participated in defense of Manila, February 4 and 5
      • in the capture of Manila pumping station, February 6
      • in engagements at Mariquina, February 17
      • near pumping station, February 22,24, and 27, and March 5, 6, and 7
      • at San Francisco, March 25
      • Polo and Meycauayan, March 26
      • Marilao, March 27
      • Santa Maria and Bigaa, March 29
      • Guiguinto, March 30
      • Malolos, March 31
      • Quingna and Pulilan, April 23
      • Bagbag River, April 24
      • Calumpit, April 25 and 26
      • Santo Tomas, May 4
    • Stationed in barracks at Malate and in trenches at San Pedro Macati, May 21 to June 22
    • Sailed from Manila on transport "Hancock" July 1; arrived at San Francisco July 29

Mustered out of the service of the United States at San Frandsco, Cal., August 23, 1899, with 45 officers and 842 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-killed in action, 2; wounded, 11; died of wounds, 1. Enlisted men-killed in action, 19; wounded, 166; died of wounds, 13; died of disease, 28; drowned, 1; deserted, 2.

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