Rear Admiral Montgomery Sicard, President, Naval War Board, to Secretary of the Navy John D. Long
MEMORANDUM. Office Naval War Board,
for Navy Department.
Secretary of Navy. June 3rd 1898.
Referring to a telegram from Commodore Remey to the Department, dated the 2nd inst., asking whether the Department intends to have the Marine battalion participate in the movement to Santiago.
The Board is of the opinion that it would be good experience for the Marine battalion to take part in the movement referred to.
Rear Adml. Pres. of Board.
Source Note: TD, DNA, AFNRC, M625, roll 231. The memorandum is on a form and the first portion is printed.