A list of Spanish American War Veterans buried in
Minnesota


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BECK, HENRY, Pvt.,
 Co. H (1864 - 1945)(Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis,  South Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN)

BRUSKI, LEONARD JOSEPH, 2nd Lt.
 12th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, Co. E (Bruski Family, Lot 19, Block C, Grave 7, November 6, 1872 - February 4, 1943)(Saint Mary's Cemetery, Winona, Winona Co., MN)

CHRISTENSEN, CHRISTEN, Cpl.,
 U.S.S. NASHVILLE (Born December 23, 1872 - Died November 3, 1904)(Oakland Cemetery, Little Falls, Morrison Co., MN)

CRAIG, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Pvt.
 52nd Iowa Volunteer Infantry, Co. C (August 20,1871 - October 16, 1964)(Clarkfield City Cemetery, Clarkfield, Yellow Medicine Co., MN)

DIEDRICH, WILLIAM JACOB
 (May 29 1878 - 1959)(Calvary Cemetery, Rochester, Olmsted Co., MN)

FRETER, LOUIS R.,
 12th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, Co. A (Gibbon City Cemetery, Gibbon, Sibley Co., MN)

FULTON, WILLIAM K.,
 14th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, Co. I (1850 - June 22, 1939)(Mound Cemetery, Brooklyn Center, Hennepin Co., MN)

GREELEY, JAMES P.,
 6th U.S. Cavalry (Died May 6, 1942)(Section A-7, Site 1092, Fort Snelling National Cemetery, South Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN)*

GUSTAVSON, OTTO N.
 1st Washington Volunteer Infantry, Co. H (North Hibbing Cemetery, Hibbing, St. Louis Co., MN)

 HAMANN, THEODORE,
 13th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, Co. E (December 22, 1878 - Died November 10, 1952)(Roselawn Cemetery, St. Paul, Ramsey Co., MN)

HARRINGTON, BRET L.
 52nd Iowa Volunteer Infantry, Co. I (St. Paul's Catholic Cemetery, Comfrey, Brown Co., MN)

JOHNSON, LUDWIG
 (Died 1947)(Brook Park Cemetery, Brook Park, Pine Co., MN)

LONG, JAMES J., Cpl.,
 15th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, Co. B (Union Cemetery, White Bear Lake, Ramsey Co.. MN)

LUCE, ARBA
 31st Michigan Volunteer Infantry, Co. C (1867-1947)(Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN)

MOORE, BENJAMIN BUTLER
 U.S.S. OREGON (June 4, 1879 - April 17, 1953)(Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN)

MORLEY, FRANK A., 1st Lt.,
 13th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry (1869 - August 30, 1898) (Section F, Oakwood Cemetery, Red Wing, Goodhue Co., MN)

RESZKA, FRANCISZEK "FRANK," Pvt.,
  12th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, Co. E  (July 10, 1856 - March 14, 1930)(Saint Mary's Cemetery, Winona, Winona Co., MN)

ROSTANKA, JOHN, Pvt. Co E
 12th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, Co. E  (May 6, 1868 - Octover 28, 1952)(Mary's Cemetery, Winona, Winona Co., MN)

SCHWERR, CHRIST J.,
 12th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, Co. A (Municipal Cemetery, New Ulm, Brown Co., MN)

STONE, JAMES L., Pvt.,
 15th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry (August 18, 1864 - February 18, 1947)(Plot:121 - 1 - 5 E 1/2, Maple Hill Cemetery, Hibbing, St. Louis Co., MN)


Thanks to the following people for contributing information to the page!

Les and Sharon Craig (Benjamin Franklin Criag)
Phyllis Cunningham (Henry Beck)
James Davenport and Daniel Senjem (James J. Long)
Abagail Finley (John Rostanka)
Sandy (Hamann) Frame (Theodore Hamann)
Pat & Lynn Guggisberg (Louis R. Freter)
Steve Hanken (Christ J. Schwerr)
Cassandra Hanson (Arba Luce)
Hibbing (via find-a-grave.com)(Otto N. Gustavson, James L. Stone)
D Luna (Via find-a-grave.com) (Leonard Joseph Bruski, Franciszek Reska)
Darlene Miller (Ludwig Johnson)
Bob Moore (Benjamin Butler Moore)
John D. Nelson (Christen Christensen)
Marlin Peterson (Bret L. Harrington)
John Vacilek (William Jacob Diedrich)
Kym Shaeffer-Winkler (via Find-A-Grave.com) (Frank A. Morley)


* indicates a listing from "1951 Roster of Richard J. Harden Camp No. 2, Department of the District of Columbia, United Spanish War Veterans"
contributed by Tom Buckley  (grandson of Camp member Joseph Dvorak of the U.S. Marine Corps)

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