The Greater Boston Camp 119 was an old camp of Sons of the Spanish
American War Veterans that became inactive during the late 1990's .
On November 21, 2009 the camp was reactivated at the  Grand Army
of the Republic Hall in Rockland, Massachusetts.

The camp was reactivated to perpetuate the memory of New England  
soldiers,sailors and marines that fought in the Spanish American War ,
Philippine Insurrection and the China Relief Expedition .

Membership information please contact Jim Blackwell
pvttick@aol.com
Hiker Monument Taunton, Mass.
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Massachusetts Regiments During the Spanish American War

1st Heavy Artillery- Organized and mustered into service of the United States at Fort Warren, Massachusetts on
May 9, 1898 with 48 officers and 701 enlisted men. Various batteries distributed at Fort Warren, Fort Pickering,
Nahant, Plum Island, Clarks Point, Fort Sewell, Stage Fort, Ford Rodman, Mass. and Fort Constitution, N.H.
Regiment concentrated at South Framingham, Mass. September,19th Furloughed for 30 days October,05.
Mustered out of service of the United States at Boston, New Bedford, Taunton, Brockton and Fall River  
Massachusetts , November 14,1898, with 46 officers and 666 enlisted men. Casualties while in service : Officers-
none. Enlisted men- died of disease, 1

2nd Regiment- Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at South Framingham, Mass., May
8 to 10, 1898, with 47 officers and 896 enlisted men. Ordered to Tampa, Fla., May 13; arrived at Lakeland, Fla.,
May 17, and temporarily assigned to the Second Cavalry Brigade, Fifth Army Corps. Changed station from
Lakeland to Tampa, Fla., May 30 and assigned to First Brigade, Second Division, Fifth Army Corps. Sailed from
Tampa June 14; arrived at Daiquiri, Cuba, June 22. Participated in the Santiago Campaign, and in the battle of
El Caney July 1. Transferred to Third Brigade, Second Division, Fifth Army Corps. Left Santiago August 21;
arrived at Montauk Point, New York, August 25. Furloughed for sixty days August 25. Mustered out of the service
of the United States at Springfield, Massachusetts, November 3, 1898, with 44 officers and 797 enlisted men.
Casualties while in service: Officers- killed in action, 1; wounded, 3; died of disease, 2. Enlisted men- killed in
action 4; wounded, 41; died of wounds, 4; died of disease
5th Regiment- Organized and mustered into service of the United States at South Framingham, Mass., June 30 to July 2, 1898,
with 41 officers and 1,230 enlisted men. Left South Framingham September 11; arrived at Camp Meade, Pa. September 12;
assigned to Second Brigade, Second Division, Second Army Corps, October 7. Left Camp Meade November 16; arrived at
Greenville, S.C., November 18, 1898. Mustered out of the service of the United States at Greenville March 31, 1899, with 46
officers and 1,153 enlisted men. Casualies while in service: Officers- none. Enlisted men - died of disease, 13; deserted,

6th Regiment- Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at South Framingham, Mass., May 1 and 13, 1898,
with 47 officers and 896 enlisted men. Left South Framingham May 20; arrived at Camp Alger, Va., May  and assigned to
Second Brigade, First Division, Second Army Corps. Left Camp Alger July 5; arrived at Charleston, S.C., July 6. Sailed from
Charleston July 8; arrived off Santiago, Cuba, July 11; sailed for Porto Rico July 21; arrived at Guanica, P.R.,July 25; assigned
to First Provisional Brigade, Second Army Corps. Participated in  Porto Rico campaign, and in engagement near Guanica July
26. Sailed from Porto Rico on steam ship Mississippi October 21; arrived at Boston, Mass., October 27. Furloughed for 60 days
November 3. Mustered out of the service of the United States at Boston, Mass., January 21, 1899, with 46 officers and 1,172
enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers- wounded, 1. Enlisted men- wounded, 3; died of disease, 25


8th Regiment-Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at South Framingham, Mass., May 11 to 14, 1898,
with 47 officers and 896 enlisted men. Left South Framingham May 16; arrived at Chickamauga, Ga., May 19 and assigned to
Second Brigade, Third Division, First Army Corps. Left Chickamauga August 23; arrived at Lexington, Ky., August 24; asigned
to Second Brigade, Second Division, First Army Corps, October 7. Left Lexington November 11; arrived at Americus, Ga.,
November 12. Companies B, L, G, and M left Americus January 6, 1899; arrived at Savannah, Ga., January 7; sailed from
Savannah on steamship Obdam January 7; arrived at Matanzas, Cuba, January 10. Companies A,C,D,E,F,H,I and K left
Americus January 8; arrived at Savannah January 9; sailed from Savannah on steamship Michigan January 10; arrived at
Matanzas, Cuba January 13. Regiment left Matanzas on steamship Meade April 4; arrived at Boston, Mass., April 9. Mustered
out of the service of the United States at Boston, Mass., April 28, 1899, with 46 officers and 1,161 enlisted men. Casualties
while in service: Officers- died of disease, 1. Enlisted men- died of disease, 30; deserted, 15

9th Regiment- Organized and mustered into service of the United States at South Framingham, Mass., May 9 to 12, 1898 with 47
officers and 896 enlisted men. Left South Framingham May 31; arrived at Camp Alger, Va., June 1. Left Camp Alger June 24;
arrived at Newport News, Va., June 26; sailed from Newport News on steamship Harvard June 26; arrived at Siboney, Cuba,
July 1; assigned to Independent Brigade, Fifth Army Corps. Particapated in battle of San Juan Hill and in the Santiago
campaign. Sailed from Santiago, August 26, on steamship Roumania; arrived at Montauk Point, New York, September 6.
Furloughed for sixty days September 7. Mustered out of the service of the United States at Boston Mass.,November 26, 1898,
with 46 officers and 1,151 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers- died of disease, 4. Enlisted men - wounded, 3;
died of disease, 110; killed by accident, 1; deserted, 1.