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MG William Shafter is best known as the Army Commander of troops during the Spanish American War.
He was a career Army officer rising to the Bevet rank of BG during the Civil War. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for heroics at the Battle of Fair Oaks. He fought in many campaigns in the Indian Wars.
This image shows Shafter at the time of the Spanish American War (1898).
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