Cage 5021

Will R. Wood

Letter, November 1898

Acquisition And Processing Information

Scott Laidig donated this letter to the Washington State University Libraries in 2011.

Extent/Quantity Information

Number of containers: 1 folder

Collection Description

This collection consists of a single item, a letter from Will R. Wood, a soldier in Company B, First Washington Volunteers, addressed to Grace (last name not given). The letter was written throughout the month of November 1898, in diary form, relating Wood's experiences on his way to the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. Most of the entries were written at sea on the steamer Ohio during the company's journey from Hawaii to Manila Bay.


United States. Army. Washington Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 1st. Company B
Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Military personnel


This collection is open and available for research use.

Preferred Citation

The suggested citation for the collection is:

Will R. Wood letter, November 1898
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Washington State University Libraries
Pullman, WA


This document is in English.