Posted By:Lorine McGinnis Schulze
Subject:Erwin Morse letter 1898 in the Navy off Cuba
Post Date:March 24, 2002 at 06:04:34
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Forum:Spanish-American War Forum
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Past Voices: Letters Home ( ) has a fascinating letter from Erwin Morse to his sister while serving in the Navy during the Spanish-American War, 1898

Erwin vividly describes his experiences during a battle:

"The Detroit immediately opened fire and at 5:26 a.m. the fleet bombardment was something terrible..." Erwin Alden Morse, Puerto Rico, 13 May 1898

For anyone interested this is a terrific letter to read!