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Daniel D. Harkness papers
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This collection primarily consists of military records and photographs belonging to Daniel D. Harkness.
Daniel D. Harkness was born on November 26, 1877 in Buck Grove, Crawford County, Iowa. He was a plumber before he enlisted in the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry in Troop E in 1898. As part of the Roosevelt’s Rough Riders, he was involved in the Spanish-American War in Cuba, the Battle of Las Guasimas, the Battle of San Juan Hill, and Siege of Santiago. In 1899, Harkness reenlisted in the 34th Infantry Regiment United States Volunteer in Company E. While in the 34th regiment, Harkness was in the Philippines and marched from Talavera and Santo Domingo and was part of Major-General Lawton’s northern expedition in Luzon. From 1907-1910 and in 1921, Harkness worked for the United States Department of Agriculture in the Forest Service. Harkness enlisted in the 29th Engineers, American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) during World War I. He passed away on November 29, 1928 in Los Angeles, California.
263 items in 2 boxes and 1 panoramic roll
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