Guide to the Collection
This collection consists of papers documenting the activities of the Col. Fred B. Bogan Camp No. 14, United Spanish War Veterans, including correspondence, reports, minutes, and membership and financial records.
An amalgamation of several veterans' groups, the United Spanish War Veterans organization was established nation-wide in 1904 and was composed of veterans of the War with Spain and the campaigns in the Philippines and in China. Col. Fred B. Bogan Camp No. 14 was named for Fred B. Bogan, who commanded the 9th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry in Cuba in 1898. Col. Bogan died in August 1898 at his home in Charlestown, Mass., from an illness contracted during the Cuban campaign.
This collection consists of loose papers and record volumes documenting the activities of the Col. Fred B. Bogan Camp No. 14, United Spanish War Veterans, 1900-1934. Loose papers include correspondence, reports of officers and committees, meeting minutes, applications, and financial papers. Record volumes include membership records, financial records, and meeting minutes. There are gaps in the records, and some records may be missing from the collection.
Deposited by the Bostonian Society, 1971.
Detailed Description of the Collection
I. Loose papers, 1900-1934
II. Volumes, 1900-1929
Records of the United Spanish War Veterans, Colonel Fred B. Bogan Camp No. 14 (Charlestown, Mass.), Massachusetts Historical Society.
This collection is indexed under the following headings in ABIGAIL, the online catalog of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Researchers desiring materials about related persons, organizations, or subjects should search the catalog using these headings.