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McFie "Rough Rider" Letter

Identifier: AC625p

Scope and Content

Letter is dated July 25, 1898 and was written by McFie to his cousin May De Mier of Las Cruces. In it, McFie writes about his troop's efforts during the Battle of San Juan Hill and subsequent illness which he describes as malaria.


  • 1898

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research. Letter is yellowed and torn at the creases.

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Limited duplication of print materials allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Biography / History

Ralph E. McFie of Las Cruces, NM served as an enlisted man with "Roosevelt's Rough Riders" during the Spanish-American War, 1898, stationed in/near Santiago, Cuba.


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Finding Aid of the McFie "Rough Rider" Letter, 1898
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Finding aid is in English

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  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

Repository Details

Part of the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Repository

Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
New Mexico History Museum
113 Lincoln Ave
Sante Fe NM 87501 USA
(505) 476-5090