Erwin Morse letter 1898 in the Navy off Cuba
Past Voices: Letters Home (http://pastvoices.com/ ) has a fascinating letter from Erwin Morse to his sister while serving in the Navy during the Spanish-American War, 1898
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Erwin vividly describes his experiences during a battle:
"The Detroit immediately opened fire and at 5:26 a.m. the fleet bombardment was something terrible..." Erwin Alden Morse, Puerto Rico, 13 May 1898
For anyone interested this is a terrific letter to read!