Posted By:Raymond LeMay III
Subject:Daughters of '98; Spanish American War
Post Date:July 18, 2007 at 20:48:15
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Forum:Spanish-American War Forum
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The Daughters of '98, was chartered in 1938 by the United Spanish War Veterans and is a National Society. The Forts(Chapters) of the National Society are made up of Female Descendants of Spanish American War Veterans of 1898-1902; Accepting Both Collateral and Lineal Ancestry.
       You may be eligible for membership if you are a granddaughter, daughter in law, niece or
even cousin of a Spanish American War Veteran who honorably served.
       If interested in membership feel free to visit the local Organizing Watervliet Arsenal Fort
webpage for more information and how to research your ancestor. The Fort itself is nearing Charter
status and those join by August 1st will be charter members. For more information Visit;
Or write me back for an application at
Did you know that in the 1930 Federal Census, there is a Column for Veteran Status; if it says Yes, and
the abbrievation "SP" that means he/she was in the Spanish American War.
Our Dues are low and our ideals high!
Join now to keep green the memory of the Veterans of 98-02 so they are not forgotten.
If you have any comments/questions feel free to write/call (518)273-9642.
Best Regards,
Raymond W. LeMay III
Acting Adjutant, Watervliet Arsenal Fort, Daughters of '98
~Camp President~Past Camp President~LM
Joseph Melvin Leonard Camp No.168, Cohoes,NY
Sons Of Spanish American War Veterans