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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