1900 PHILIPPINE Is-USA…US MILITARY FORCES. [19672]

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1900 (Apr 1) Plain envelope to Auditor General War Dept., Washington D.C. from Sergt W. E. Fear, Co. C, 30th US Vols. bearing USA 2c overprinted Philippines tied Mil. Sta. No 1 Manila duplex & on reverse Washington D.C. (20 May) arrival date stamp…………………………………………………………
25 April 1898 saw the outbreak of the Spanish-American war but it was not until 4 Feb 1899 fighting occurred against US forces in the Philippines & although the insurrection was officially declared ended 4 July 1902 fighting continued specially on Mindanao where the Muslim Moros held out until 5 June 1913.

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