120 years ago: Diaries describe the start of the Filipino-American War, February 4, 1899

[caption id="attachment_14763" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] "Faithful unto death. Filipino color bearer. A touching incident connected with the fight at Paco near Manila, Feb. 5th, 1899." Caption written by John E.T. Milsaps for this photo of a slain Filipino flag bearer which he pasted in his diary.[/caption] February 4 marks the 120th anniversary of the outbreak of..

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