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Photo #: NR&L(O) 18221
Capture of Fort San Antonio de Abad, Malate, Philippines, 13 August 1898
"From the staff at left, the First Colorado lowered the Spanish and swung out the American flag." (original caption)
Photograph shows U.S. Army troops standing by two field guns in the fort, sometime after its capture. Man at left holds a Springfield "trap-door" carbine.
Courtesy of Mr. L.Y. Spear, Electric Boat Co., Groton, CT, 1948.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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2 April 1998