Naval History and Heritage Command

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UA 16.02 Ernest Hitte Collection

Ernest Hitte Collection
Title: Ernest Hitte Collection
Caption: Collection photo # UA 16.02.01 - crew of USS Nashville, 1899
Description: Collection of photos related to USS Nashville and the Spanish American War, 1898. Subject matter consists of: ship’s string band, loading guns, ship’s crew, portrait of Mr. Hitte as a sailor, ship’s signal corps, the gun and gunner’s mate who fired the first shot in the Spanish American War from USS Nashville, April 22, 1898 (according to caption on image), figure head from the Spanish ship Viscaya, & pile of bones in a graveyard in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Accession #: UA 16
Catalog #: UA 16.02
Donor: Ernest Hitte
Copyright Owner: Naval History & Heritage Command
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Document Type
  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
  • Spanish-American War 1898
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  • Image (gif, jpg, tiff)
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