The Spanish American War Veterans of Laurel County KY
Dedicated to our ancestors who served during the Spanish American War.

      Note:  If you have an ancestor who served in the Spanish American War and has a Laurel County connection we would like to include them on this page.  To add information please email us with the soldier's name, unit, rank, dates of service, birth, death, and any other notes you would like to include.  Select a letter below to view the current list of Spanish American War veterans.
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Black, Owen A. - Cpl., Co. I, 26th KY Infantry. Enlisted ? and was discharged 3/8/1904.  Born 6/29/1879 and died 4/29/1920. Buried in the McHargue Cemetery, Lily, Laurel Co., KY.  Source is  Branches of Laurel Vol. III, Jul., 1988 published by the LCHS.
Brannon, Jacob - Pvt., Troop. K, 3rd Cavalry. Enlisted 1899 and was discharged 1902.  Born 5/9/1877 and died 7/3/1921. Buried in the McHargue Cemetery, McHargue Church, Laurel Co., KY.  Source is  Branches of Laurel Vol. III, Jul., 1988 published by the LCHS.
Brown, Renus - Pvt., Troop I, 6th U.S. Cavalry. Enlisted5/15/1898 and was discharged 1/22/1899. Born 5/15/1874 and died 6/30/1930. Buried in the Pittsburg Cemetery, Pittsburg, Laurel Co., KY.  Source is  Branches of Laurel Vol. III, Jul., 1988 published by the LCHS.
Burkhart, Noble - Pvt., Co. H, 4th Infantry. Enlisted 7/13/1898 and was discharged 1/12/1899. Buried in the Pittsburg Cemetery, Pittsburg, Laurel Co., KY.  Source is  Branches of Laurel Vol. III, Jul., 1988 published by the LCHS.
Burnett, Wat R. - Cpl., Co. G, 17th U.S. Infantry. Enlisted 8/11/1897 and was discharged 1/1/1899.  Buried in the Campground Cemetery, Boreing, Laurel Co., KY.  Source is  Branches of Laurel Vol. III, Jul., 1988 published by the LCHS.


Carnell, W. H. - Born 3/10/1883 and died 10/21/1905. Buried in the Pittsburg Cemetery, Pittsburg, Laurel Co., KY.  Source is  Branches of Laurel Vol. III, Jul., 1988 published by the LCHS.
Chestnut, W. - Co. C, 22nd US Infantry. Buried in the Old Salem Cemetery, Maplesville, Laurel Co., KY.  Source is  Branches of Laurel Vol. III, Jul., 1988 published by the LCHS.


Farmer, Linville - Pvt., 1st KY Regular Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted 1898 and was discharged ?.  Born 10/17/1880 and died 1/9/1938. Buried in the Hopewell Cemetery, Dorethea, Laurel Co., KY.  Source is  Branches of Laurel Vol. III, Jul., 1988 published by the LCHS.


Lee, Coleman R.  - Pvt., Co. B, 1st KY Infantry. Enlisted 6//8/1898 and was discharged 2/14/1899.  Born 4/26/1876 and died 2/14/36. Buried in the Old Union  Cemetery, Old Union, Laurel Co., KY.  Source is  Branches of Laurel Vol. III, Jul., 1988 published by the LCHS.
Lee, Henry -
Pvt., Co. F, 12th U.S.C.H.A. Buried in the Pittsburg Cemetery, Pittsburg, Laurel Co., KY.  Source is  Branches of Laurel Vol. III, Jul., 1988 published by the LCHS.


Mason, George W. - Pvt., Troop A, 1st KY Cavalry. Enlisted 5/23/1898 and was discharged 10/15/1898.  Buried in the Southard Cemetery, Route 3 London, Laurel Co., KY.  Source is  Branches of Laurel Vol. III, Jul., 1988 published by the LCHS.
Mitchell, Harvey - Cook., Co. E, 4th US Cavalry. Enlisted 11/1/1898 and was discharged 9/12/1901. Born 2/28/1878 and died 12/12/1929. Buried in the Early Cemetery, Route 1 London, Laurel Co., KY.  Source is  Branches of Laurel Vol. III, Jul., 1988 published by the LCHS.
Moore, James L.  -
Pvt., Co. M, 4th KY Infantry. Enlisted 7/13/1898 and was discharged 2/12/1899.  Born 2/23/1876 and died 6/5/1928. Buried in the Pittsburg Cemetery, Pittsburg, Laurel Co., KY.  Source is  Branches of Laurel Vol. III, Jul., 1988 published by the LCHS.


Polly, James M. - Pvt., Co. A, 19th KY Infantry. Enlisted 3/22/1899 and was discharged 2/21/1902.  Born 1878 and died 6/10/1937. Buried in the Casteel Cemetery, East Bernstadt, Laurel Co., KY.  Source is  Branches of Laurel Vol. III, Jul., 1988 published by the LCHS.


Settles, Winfield - Pvt., Co. D, 2nd Regular U.S. Infantry. Enlisted 6/15/1898 and was discharged 10/31/1998.  Buried in the Carter Cemetery, Victory, Laurel Co., KY.  Source is  Branches of Laurel Vol. III, Jul., 1988 published by the LCHS.
Sharp, Gordon  -
Born 1879 and died 3/13/1910. Buried in the Pittsburg, Pittsburg, Laurel Co., KY.  Source is  Branches of Laurel Vol. III, Jul., 1988 published by the LCHS.


Thomas, William - Pvt., Co. G, 4th KY Infantry.  Enlisted 7/13/1898 and was discharged 2/12/?. Born 12/14/1880 and died 5/4/1938. Buried in the Carter, Victory, Laurel Co., KY.  Source is  Branches of Laurel Vol. III, Jul., 1988 published by the LCHS.


Warren, Calvin (Callie) - Served in the Cuban campaign and was a career army soldier. Born 10/18/1878 in Rockcastle County.  He was the son of Calvin Warren and Sary Frost.  After his army career he settled in Laurel County. He married Effie Weaver on 12 April, 1933 in Laurel Co., KY. He died 6 Sep, 1964 in Jefferson Co., KY. Submitted by his grand-nephew John Moore.
Weaver, Robert  -
Pvt., Co. H, 31st U.S. Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted 7/21/1899 and was discharged 6/18/1901.  Born ? and died 6/25/1936. Buried in the Providence Cemetery, Lida, Laurel Co., KY.  Source is  Branches of Laurel Vol. III, Jul., 1988 published by the LCHS.
Wilson, David M. - Co. K, 2nd KY Infantry. Enlisted 5/17/1898 and was discharged 10/31/1898.  Buried in the Old Union Cemetery, Old Union, Laurel Co., KY.  Source is  Branches of Laurel Vol. III, Jul., 1988 published by the LCHS.


Useful Spanish American War Links
Spanish American War Centennial Website
National Personnel Records Center - How to obtain military personnel records.
USGenWeb Pension Project - Effort to record pensions information on Kentucky Spanish American War Veterans.
Kentucky Department of Library & Archives - Request form for KY Spanish American War Adjutant General's Roster.
Kentucky Graves of Spanish American War Veterans - List of Spanish American War Veterans buried in Kentucky.
1st Kentucky Volunteer Infantry - Short history of 1st Kentucky Volunteer Infantry
Company E, 4th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry - Roster of veterans and county of enlistment.
Company M, 2nd Kentucky Volunteer Infantry - Roster of unit members and county of enlistment.

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