A Squad of Genuine Cuban Insurgents

Courier Litho. Co., Buffalo, N.Y.
Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World (Buffalo, NY, Courier Litho Co., 1898).

When the United States declared war on Spain in 1898 it was in part to support the independence movement in Cuba. For William Cody, the good-versus-evil struggle in Cuba mirrored the dramas of western combat he regularly presented in his Wild West Shows.

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