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  Articles - Santiago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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 Encyclopedia: Battle of Santiago de Cuba
The Battle of Santiago de Cuba, fought on 3 July 1898, was the largest naval engagement of the Spanish-American War, and resulted in the destruction of the Spanish Caribbean Squadron (also known as the Flota del Ultramar).
Santiago de Cuba is the capital city of Santiago de Cuba Province in eastern Cuba.
The Battle of Cienfuegos was a minor engagement of the Spanish_American War, intended by the U.S. Navy to tighten its blockade of Cuba.
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 Santiago de Cuba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Santiago de Cuba is located on the south-east of the island, some 540 miles east south-east of Havana, at 20.01°N, 75.82°W. Historically Santiago de Cuba has long been the second most important city on the island after Havana, although is no longer the second largest.
Santiago de Cuba was founded by Spanish conquistador Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar on June 28, 1514.
Until a rearrangement of province boundaries in 1976, Santiago de Cuba was the capital of Cuba's Oriente Province.
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 Battle of Santiago de Cuba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Finally, on May 29, after several misadventures, Cristóbal Colón was spotted in the harbor at Santiago de Cuba by a bewildered American squadron.
Oquendo herself fought bravely, but was driven out of the battle by the sudden explosion in her primary 11-inch turret of a shell stuck in a defective breach-block mechanism.
A third Spanish vessel, abandoned in Santiago Bay due to engine troubles, was the unprotected cruiser Reina Mercedes, captured by the U.S. and used as a training vessel until the 1950s as the USS Reina Mercedes.
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Santiago de Surco is a district of Lima,
Santiago, Cape Verde, one of the islands of Cape Verde
Santiago (comarca), a comarca in the province of A Coruña, Spain
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 Cuba Junky - Santiago de Cuba City
The Capital of Santiago de Cuba Province, which has one of the first seven settlements that the Europeans founded in Cuba early in the 16th century, is one of the most pitoresque on the island.
Moreover, Santiago de Cuba city with the greatest Caribbean flavor and Cartagena, Colombia, are the only Latin American cities to have recieved the Golden Apple Award presented by the International Federation of Travel Writers and Journalists (FIJET) in recognation of their exceptionally high quality and excellent conditions as tourist destination.
Santiago's Carnival is the most famous in Cuba, and this small museum, in one of the oldest houses on Calle Heredia, aims to give visitors some historical perspective.
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 Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Pictures
Santiago de Cuba, city, southeastern Cuba, capital of Santiago de Cuba Province, on the Bay of Santiago.
Santiago de Cuba was founded in 1514 by the Spanish soldier Diego Velázquez.
In 1898 it was the scene of the Battle of Santiago, a decisive battle of the Spanish-American War.
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 Battle of Santiago of Cuba
In the evening of the July, 2 of 1898, the American ships placed in the input of the Port of Santiago descried the smoke columns of the Spanish Fleet that were prepared to leave.
To 10'50 hours, with all her cannons out of duty, attempted to approach to the "Brooklyn" that dodged easily the onslaught by the scarce speed of the Spanish ship on the one which continued firing.
To 11'15, burning thoroughly, she beached in the "Bajos de El Aserradero", to 15 miles to the west of Santiago.
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 Santiago - Art History Online Reference and Guide
Santiago de Compostela is the capital of Galicia, Spain
Santiago de Querétaro (formerly, "Querétaro") is the capital of the Mexican state of Querétaro
Santiago de Surco is a district of Lima, Peru
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 Roosevelt, Theodore. 1913. An Autobiography: VII. The War of America the Unready. Appendix B: The San Juan Fight
To compare small things with large things, this was precisely as the Battle of Gettysburg took its name from the village of Gettysburg, where only a small part of the fighting was done; and the battle of Waterloo from the village of Waterloo, where none of the fighting was done.
When it became the political interest of certain people to endeavor to minimize my part in the Santiago fighting (which was merely like that of various other squadron, battalion and regimental commanders) some of my opponents laid great stress on the alleged fact that the cavalry did not charge up San Juan Hill.
He then led the cavalry on the chain of hills overlooking Santiago, where he remained in charge of all the cavalry that was at the extreme front for the rest of that day and night.
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 Iowa Battle Flag Preservation - Gallery A   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This flag was captured at the Battle of Athens on August 5, 1861, the first battle of the Civil War in which Iowa soldiers fought.
This flag was on the U.S.S. Iowa at the Battle of Santiago Bay, Cuba, on July 3, 1898, during the Spanish-American War.
This battle led to the surrender of Santiago itself several weeks later that in turn led to the negotiations that ended the war.
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He arrived off the entrance to Santiago de Cuba Bay on the 29th of May, 1898, and now there could be no doubt; for shining in the sun, and moored right across the mouth of the bay was the Cristobal Colon.
Suffice it to say that the Army did leave Tampa, arrive east of Santiago de Cuba, march overland, engage the Spanish Army, and succeed in putting pressure on Cervera’s ships forcing him to flee from the bay and into battle with the United States Navy.
As the battle raged on, Schley felt the deck jump beneath his feet from a grinding smash.
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 Battle of Santiago --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Two battles in the fall of 1777 that marked the turning point for the Continental Army in the American Revolution were the Battles of Saratoga.
Descriptions of battles fought by the American army in Santiago, Puerto Rico, and Manila during the conflict between the United States and this country.
Explore Santiago De Cuba, the second largest city in Cuba, with a diverse population and culture.
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On 3 July 1898, she was the first to sight the Spanish ships approaching and fired the first sh ot in the Battle of Santiago de Cuba.
In a 20-minute battle with Spanish cruisers Maria Teresa (flagship) and Oquendo, her effective fire set both ships aflame and drove them on the beach.
Upon the conclusion of the battle, Iowa received on board Spanish Admiral Cervera and the officers and crews of the Viscaya, Furor and Pluton.
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 Table of contents for Library of Congress control number 80002314   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Battle of Manila Bay 95 Preliminaries, 96 The Naval Combat, 101 Aftermath, 105 6.
Battles of El Caney and the San Juan Heights 225 Preparations to Attack Santiago de Cuba, 225 El Caney, 235 San Juan Heights, 238 After the Battles, 248 11.
The Sea Battle of Santiago de Cuba 257 Cervera's Preparations for a Sortie, 257 The Action of July 3, 261 12.
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 The Battle of Santiago de Cuba
This opportunity would present itself at the Battle of Santiago de Cuba, as the bulk of the United States’ "New Navy" confronted what remained of what had once been the mighty Spanish Navy.
He knew Cuba, as he was assigned to the West Indian Station during the first Cuban revolt of 1868-78, and his career had sent him all the way to the Philippines on the other side of the world as well.
As Admiral Sampson patrolled outside the entrance to Santiago de Cuba Bay, two things were frequently in his vision and upon his mind.
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 The Naval Battle at Santiago during the Spanish-American War
The Spanish were nearly surrounded at Santiago with 16,000 Americans to the east, General Garcia and his 3,000 Cuban insurgents to the west, and the harbor blockaded by the US Navy to the south.
The day prior to the naval battle at Santiago, he had received a number of religious tracts in the mail from his church back home, and quickly distributed them among his fellow sailors.
No account of the naval battle at Santiago can be completed however, without consideration of the empathy of the victors in the aftermath, or the dignity of the vanquished in their defeat.
www.homeofheroes.com /wallofhonor/spanish_am/12_santiago.html   (6127 words)

 The Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures
Secretary of War Russell Alger was blamed in popular opinion for the condition of the camp as well as for poor care of the troops while in Cuba, prompting President McKinley to create a special commission to investigate the conduct of the War Department during the war.
When Sampson received news that Cervera was in Santiago de Cuba, not Cienfuegos, he initially vacillated, at first informing Schley of the rumor, yet requesting him to stay at Cienfuegos, then later changing his orders to have Schley investigate the situation at Santiago.
Sampson was of the opinion that were it not for the Battle of Santiago de Cuba, Schley would have been court-martialed.
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 Santiago de Cuba - GoCuba.ca - Cuba Tourist Board in Canada
Cuba's second largest city, Santiago de Cuba, is the most “Caribbean” of the island’s cities, greatly influenced by immigration and trade from other Caribbean islands.
Founded by Spanish conquistadors in 1515, Santiago de Cuba’s revolutionary past has been scarred by pirate attacks, Spanish domination and US military intervention.
Santiago's colourful carnivals, with their congas and festivities of true Caribbean flavour, are famous here.
www.gocuba.ca /en/destination_stgo_de_cuba.asp   (498 words)

 Thumbnail biographic sketches   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Collateral descendant of Benedict de Spinoza, the philosopher.
A man of liberal mind, Mariana disturbed his superiors with his defense of the heretic Arioso Montano and with his De rege et regis institutione (1598; The King and the Education of the King, 1948), a treatise on government that argued that the overthrow of a tyrant was justifiable under certain conditions.
Soon after his return from a mission to the East (1861), Renan was called to the chair of Hebrew in the Coll:ege de France; but as he denied the divinity of Christ, he fell out with the clerical party, and was forced to resign his professorship in 1864.
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 Pre-Dreadnought Preservation - Bits & Pieces
Another of the Oregon's opponents, the Cristóbal Colón is a rusting wreck under the waves of the south coast of Cuba.
See also Aaron Hamilton's diagram of the Battle of Santiago de Cuba with side-by-side comparisons of the two squadrons' ships.
On 21 April 1918 she was transferred to the Battle Squadron and laid mines in the Straits of Otranto.
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 Roosevelt, Theodore. 1899. The Rough Riders: Appendix A. Muster-Out Roll: Troop B.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Wounded in head, July 1, 1898, at battle before Santiago de Cuba.
Killed, July 1, 1898, before Santiago de Cuba; buried on field of battle.
Norton, Oliver B. Killed, July 1, 1898, before Santiago de Cuba; buried on field of battle.
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 The Concluding Events of the Spanish American War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Yields Cuba and Puerto Rico and Occupation of Manila
Cuba, Puerto Rico, and other Spanish islands in the West Indies shall be immediately evacuated and Commissioners, to be appointed within ten days, shall, within thirty days from the signing of the protocol, meet at Havana and San Juan, respectively, to arrange and execute the details of the evacuation.
The battle of bullets would end with the battle of words.
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 Battles of the Spanish-American War
The following are known Battles of the Spanish-American War...
Some items, such as the claim by Puerto Ricans that Spanish guns in San Juan fired the first shots of the war, cannot be confirmed by official records.
This is a work in progress as new battles are discovered over the course of reading and research.
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 Battleship Iowa
She took part in the Battle of Santiago on July 3, 1898.
She was the first US ship to sight Admiral Cervera's Spanish ships coming out of the channel on July 3, and fired the first shot in the Battle of Santiago de Cuba.
After the battle, IOWA received on board many Spanish prisoners, including Admiral Cervera and the officers and crews of the VIZCAYA, PLUTON and FUROR.
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 Anniversary of Spanish/American War
May 1: Battle of Manila Bay (Philippines): U.S. Asiatic Squadron (U.S. Navy) under com-mand of Commodore George Dewey defeats Spain's Pacific fleet.
Jul 3: Battle of Santiago de Cuba (Cuba): U.S. North Atlantic Squadron (U.S. Navy) un-der command of Admiral William Sampson defeats Spain's Atlantic Fleet.
Dec 10: Peace treaty signed in Paris, France -- gives independence to Cuba, provides for annexation of Puerto Rico, Guam and the Philippines to the U.S. For those interested in collecting stamps, the U.S. Postal Service issued a commemorative "Remember the Maine" stamp honoring this significant event during the week of February 15th.
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 Pre-Dreadnought Preservation - The Infanta Maria Teresa
The Spanish cruiser Infanta Maria Teresa was Admiral Cervera's flagship at the Battle of Santiago de Cuba on July 3, 1898.
Coming out of the harbor first, she took a great pounding from the American squadron and caught fire before she was beached.
See the United States Naval and Shipbuilding Museum's web page on the Battle of Santiago - Spanish Wrecks After the Battle for some amazing photographs of the wreck of the Infanta Maria Teresa and other ships belonging to Admiral Cervera's squadron which were photographed shortly after the battle.
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 it's all lost and stoof   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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De pagina die U zoekt kan niet gevonden worden.
De Sick, die De sööks jiddet he nit.
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 U.S. Navy Battleships - USS Iowa (BB 4)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The second Iowa (BB-4) was laid down by William Cramp & Sons, Philadelphia, 5 August 1893; launched 28 March 1896; sponsored by Miss M. Drake, daughter of the governor of Iowa; and commissioned 16 June 1897, Captain W. Sampson in command.
On 3 July 1898, she was the first to sight the Spanish ships approaching and fired the first shot in the Battle of Santiago de Cuba.
Iowa, continuing the battle in company with converted yacht Gloucester sank the Spanish destroyer Pluton and so damaged destroyer Furor that she ran upon the rocks.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/ships/battleships/iowa/bb4-iowa.html   (546 words)

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