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Conflict: Philippine Insurrection

The 1st North Dakota Volunteer Infantry Regiment was mustered into the federal service at Fargo, North Dakota between May 13 and 16, 1898. At the time of mustering in, the regiment consisted of twenty-seven officers and 658 enlisted men. The regiment departed Fargo on may 26, bound for San Francisco, California, where it arrived four days later. On June 28, Company H boarded the transport INDIANA and the remainder of the regiment boarded the VALENCIA bound for Manila, in the Philippine Islands.

The regiment was mustered out of service on September 25, 1899 at San Francisco. At the time of mustering out, the regiment consisted of thirty-one officers, and 507 enlisted men. The regiment had 6 enlisted men killed in action, and one man who later died of his wounds. In addition, nine men died from disease, one man drowned and one man was killed in an accident. One officer was wounded in action as were thirteen enlisted men. Eighteen men were discharged on disability. The regiment suffered no desertions.

Data retrieved from: Alexander Louden Recalls his Service, The ND National Guard Historian website and these documents; An Abbreviated History of the North Dakota National Guard and The ND Guard in the Spanish American War

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Spanish-American War Memorial, California State Capitol Museum, Sacramento, CA
1899
Philippine Insurrection - Fallen
Branch of Service: National Guard
Company/Division: Company H (Jamestown), 1st North Dakota Infantry Regt
Date of Loss: June 9, 1899

Died during an attack on an insurgent outpost.

Spanish-American War Memorial, California State Capitol Museum, Sacramento, CA
1899
Philippine Insurrection - Fallen
Branch of Service: National Guard
Company/Division: Company C (Grafton), 1st North Dakota Infantry Regt
Date of Loss: May 12, 1899

Died fighting insurgents around the towns of San Ildefonso and San Miguel.

Spanish-American War Memorial, California State Capitol Museum, Sacramento, CA
1899
Philippine Insurrection - Fallen
Branch of Service: National Guard
Company/Division: Company C (Grafton), 1st North Dakota Infantry Regt
Date of Loss: April 12, 1899
Spanish-American War Memorial, California State Capitol Museum, Sacramento, CA
1899
Philippine Insurrection - Fallen
Branch of Service: National Guard
Company/Division: Company C (Grafton), 1st North Dakota Infantry Regt
Date of Loss: April 12, 1899
Spanish-American War Memorial, California State Capitol Museum, Sacramento, CA
1899
Philippine Insurrection - Fallen
Branch of Service: National Guard
Company/Division: Company I (Wahpeton), 1st North Dakota Infantry Regt
Date of Loss: April 12, 1899
Spanish-American War Memorial, California State Capitol Museum, Sacramento, CA
1899
Philippine Insurrection - Fallen
Branch of Service: National Guard
Company/Division: Company C (Grafton), 1st North Dakota Infantry Regt
Date of Loss: April 12, 1899
Spanish-American War Memorial, California State Capitol Museum, Sacramento, CA
1899
Philippine Insurrection - Fallen
Branch of Service: National Guard
Company/Division: Company D (Devils Lake), 1st North Dakota Infantry Regt
Date of Loss: March 1899 - Approximate date only
Spanish-American War Memorial, California State Capitol Museum, Sacramento, CA
1899
Philippine Insurrection - Fallen
Branch of Service: National Guard
Company/Division: 1st North Dakota Infantry Regt
Date of Loss: 1899

Drown in the Pacific Ocean

Medal of Honor - Army
Wahpeton, ND
Philippine Insurrection - Fallen
Branch of Service: National Guard
Company/Division: Company I, 1st North Dakota Infantry Regt