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Funeral of the Sailors from the Battleship MAINE in 1898

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David Allen Lambert

David Allen Lambert
NEHGS Online Genealogist

Question: A few years ago you showed me film footage of my ancestors funeral in 1898.  He was a sailor in the Spanish American War - and was aboard the U.S.S. Maine when it exploded. Can you help me find it again, I would so like to see it.

 

Answer: The film footage of the funeral of the sailors of the Battleship Maine is on the Library of Congress website.  The following hyperlink will give you an mpeg version of it to view online: http://memory.loc.gov/mbrs/sawmp/1511.mpg

 


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