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Cabinet card of Spanish American War soldier with his Krag Rifle

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Posted 6 years ago

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This Infantryman was photographed in San Juan by a local photographer in 1898.

He is wearing the typical tropical uniform and holds his Krag Rifle with the bayonet attached.

To me the most interesting part of this photograph is the huge dead bug on the ground to the right of his feet!

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  1. Chrisnp Chrisnp, 6 years ago
    La Cucaracha!
  2. scottvez scottvez, 6 years ago
    My thoughts as well!
  3. scottvez scottvez, 6 years ago
    Thanks tlmbaran.
  4. scottvez scottvez, 6 years ago
    Thanks filmnet-- when you have time take a look at the other photo and military related items I have posted.

  5. walksoftly walksoftly, 6 years ago
    That bug speaks to the quality of these old photos.
  6. scottvez scottvez, 6 years ago
    Thanks walksoftly.


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