1900 PHILIPPINE Is-USA…SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR… [19673]

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1900 (Feb 28) War Department Official Business Penalty stationary envelope with Official Business deleted & adhesive affixed over Penalty annotation used privately from Philippino sounding name Luis – la Rodus au Jesus, 28th Infantry to Philadelphia bearing USA 2c overprinted Philippines tied Mil. Sta. No 1 Manila duplex & on reverse Philadelphia (6 Apr) arrival cds…………………….
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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