Columbia's War for Cuba; A Story of the Early Struggles of the Cuban Patriots, and of All the Important Events Leading Up to the Present War Between the United States and Spain for Cuba Libre

Columbia's War for Cuba; A Story of the Early Struggles of the Cuban Patriots, and of All the Important Events Leading Up to the Present War Between the United States and Spain for Cuba Libre

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...The following reserve troops were also available: Infantry--112 reserve battalions (56 regiments of 3 battalions) at 1000 men, 112,000 men. Cavalry--14 reserve regiments of 4 squadrons, with 600 horses and 702 men, 9828 men. Artillery--7 field artillery regiments, 1 for each army corps district, and 136 guns, 14,140. Engineers--New formations, 6000 men; total, 141,968 men. Apart, therefore, from the troops in Cuba, 130,000 men in round numbers, there were in March, 1896, available on mobilization 340,000 men, with 25,108 horses (cavalry), and 952 guns. THE PATH ACROSS THE PACIFIC OCEAN. The following is a list of the fifty-eight Spanish vessels of war in'Cuban waters in April, 1898, together with their type, displacement, speed, armament and date of launch: Alfonso XII., cruiser, 3900 tons, 12 knots, 6 6.3-in. B. L., 3 57mm., 2 42mm., 6 371nm., 4 machine guns, 1887. Reina Mercedes, cruiser, 3090 tons, 15 knots, 6 6.3-in. B. L., 3 571nn1., 2 42mm., 6 371nn1., 4 machine guns, 1887. Marquis de la Ensenada, cruiser, 1064 tons, 14 knots, 4 4.7-in., 2 571nm., 2 37nim., 2 machine guns, 1890. Conde de Venadito, cruiser, 1189 tons, 12 knots, 4 4.7-in. B. h., 2 2.75 in. B. L., 6 37mm., 1 machine gun, 1888. Infanta Isabel, cruiser, 1196 tons, 14.75 knots, 4 4.7-in. B. L., 4 37mm., 6 machine guns, 1885. Isabel II., cruiser, 1152 tons, 12.8 knots, 4 4.7-in. B. L., 2 2.75 in., 1 42mm., 9 37mm., 1 machine gun, 1886. Filipinas, torpedo cruiser, 750 tons, 20 knots, 2 4.7-in. R. F., 4Nord., 9 42mm., 2 machine guns, 1892. Jorge Juan, torpedo cruiser, 935 tons, 13 knots, 3 4-7 in. B. L., 4 machine guns, 1876. Galica, torpedo cruiser, 541 tons, 18.6 knots, 6 571nm., 1 machine gun, 1891. Marques de Molins, torpedo cruiser, 571 tons, 18.6 knots, 6 57n1n1., 1 machine...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236490266
  • 9781236490261