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United Spanish War Veterans Flag

United Spanish War Veterans flag, circa 1940
Donated by the Marine Corps Legacy Museum

The United Spanish War Veterans (USWV) was founded in 1904 as an association for veterans of the Spanish-American War. Eureka Camp 23 of the Department of Arkansas United Spanish War Veterans was organized October 11, 1936 in the Carroll County town of Eureka Springs, and remained active until October 8, 1947.

To learn more:
Arkansas in the Spanish American War, Encylopedia of Arkansas History and Culture

The Price of Freedom: Americans at War—the Spanish American War, Smithsonian Institution

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