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Inskip, Captain; William H. Forman, First Lieutenant; John Cole, First Lieutenant, and Company B, whose officers were William T. Cardiff, Captain; John K. Whitford, Captain; Charles A. Welsh, Captain; William H. Hipsley, First Lieutenant; Peter J. Mayberry, First Lieutenant; Moses Whitford, First Lieutenant; John W. Cook, First Lieutenant, and Joseph K. Pittman, Second Lieutenant; Company C's officers were Henry C. Rizer, Captain; William R, Jarboe, Captain; William T. Cardiff, Captain; Charles S. Jones, First Lieutenant; Charles F. McAleer, First Lieutenant; James W. White, First Lieutenant; Moses Whitford, First Lieutenant; John K. Whitford, Second Lieutanant; Company D's officers were Michael Fallon, Captain; Henry C. Rizer, Captian; James E. Garrahan, Captain; Charles Gilpin, Captain; Theodore Ogle, First Lieutenant; William R. Jarboe, First Lieutenant; John M, Armstrong, First Lieutenant; William H. Friend, First Lieutenant; Joseph L. Foresyth, Second Lieutenant; Alexander G. Pringle, Second Lieutenant, and Charles F. McAleer, Second Lieutenant; Company H's officers were William A. Falkinstine, Captain; Ephriam G. Hedding, First Lieutenant; J.T.C. Willman, Second Lieutenant; Conrad Rayman, Second Lieutenant; and William H. Jenkins, Second Lieutenant.

Company C of Cumberland, part of the State National Guard, became a part of the Maryland Regiment of the United States Volunteers, when on April 24, 1898, Spain declared war on the United States. President McKinley called for Company C to respond to the call for arms. This Company, after the surrender of Spain, returned to Camp Meade, Pennsylvania, and was mustered out. The officers of Cumberland's Company C were J. Phillip Roman, Captain; F. Brooke Whiting, First Lieutenant; and John G. Constable, Second Lieutenant.


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Miller, Herman J.

Mayor and Council, City of Cumberland


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Stegmaier, Harry

Cumberland (Md.), history

Cumberland (Md.), 1700-1976

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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