The Flag of the First Provisional Light Battalion of Puerto Rico

Contributed by Francisco Jose Diaz Diaz


This is the flag of the First Provisional Light Battalion of Puerto Rico. This unit fought in defense of San Juan Hill. This unit was enlisted in Spain and Puerto Rico in May, 1895. The ranks included 900 enlisted men.

Bibliography:

"En guerra con los Estados Unidos. Cuba 1898" ( In the War Against the United States. Cuba 1898) by Carrasco García, Antonio, published by Editorial Almena S.L, Madrid 1998.


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