THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR
Ribbon, Political

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Description Ribbon: "Oh No We Didn't DEWEY Thing to Manila UNCLE SAM EATS A PHILIPPINE WITH LITTLE ALFONSO. Twenty Little Spaniards Put out to sea, Dewey got after 'em, Then there were three."
American eagle with flag in its talons at the top of a blue ribbon. Silk.

A bit of jingoistic doggerel referring to the opening battle of the Spanish-American War in which Admiral George Dewey with his U.S. fleet destroyed the Spanish fleet in Manila Bay.
Dimensions H-6.125 W-2.25 inches
Year Range from 1898
Event Spanish American War
Year range to 1898
Material Silk
Object ID 1335-44
Object Name Ribbon, Political
People Freeman, Denton G. "Captain"
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