Pennsylvania Volunteers
in the Spanish-American War


Look for your ancestors in this genealogy database of PA Spanish-American War soldiers. Use these free Pennsylvania military records to help with your PA genealogy search. Send away for your ancestor's military pension records & learn about your PA ancestry & family history.

PA Spanish American War

Roster Abbreviations

A. A. A. G. Acting Assistant Adjutant General. Infy. Infantry.
  I. R. P. Inspector of Rifle Practice.
A. A. G. Assistant Adjutant General Lieut. Lieutenant.
Maj. Major.
A. C. Army Corps. Med. Chi. Medico Chirurgical
Actg. Acting. M. I. Mustered In .
A. D. C. Aide-de-Camp. Mil. Militia.
Adj. Adjutant. Mily. Military.
A. G. Adjutant General. M. O. Mustered out.
A. G. O.
Adjutant General's Office. Mus. Musician.
Amb. Ambulance. N.G.P. National Guard of Penna.
Apptd. Appointed. Non. Com. Non Commissioned.
Artf. Artificer. Ord. Ordnance.
Arty. Artillery. Pac. Pacific.
Asst. Assistant. Par. Paragraph.
Battn. Battalion. P.I. Philippine Islands.
Baty. Battery. P. R. Porto Rico. (sic)
Brig. Brigadier. Prin. Mus. Principle Musician.
Cal. California Priv. Private.
Capt. Captain. Prom. Promoted.
Cavy. Cavalry. P.V.I. Penna. Vol. Infantry
Cert. Certificate. Q. M. Quartermaster.
CO. Company. Q. M. Sgt. Quartermaster Sergeant.
Col. Colonel. Regt. Regiment.
ColO. Colorado. Regtl. Regimental.
Comd. Commander. Res. Residence
Comdg. Commanding. R. O. Regimental Order.
Comsd. Commissioned. Sgt. Sergeant.
Comy. Commissary. Sect. War. Secretary of War.
Corp. Corporal. Slg. Corps. Signal Corps.
c. s. Current Series. S. N. M. State Naval Militia.
C. S. Commissary of Subsistence S. O. Special order.
Stew. Steward.
Dept. Department. Sub. subsistence.
det. Detached. Sum. Ct. Summary Court.
Dischd. discharge Surg. Surgeon.
Dist. District. Tranfd. Transferred.
Div. Division. U. S. Army United States Army.
Enrd. Enrolled. U. S. M. C. United States Marine Corps.
Exp. Expeditionary.
F. O. C. Field Officer's Court. U. S. Navy United States Navy.
F. C. M. Field Court Martial. U. S. V. Eng. United States Volunteer Engineers
G. C. M. General Court Martial
Gen. Hdq General Headquarters Vet. Veteran.
G. O. General Order. Vety. Veterinary.
Hdq. A. Headquarters of the Army. Vol. Volunteer.
H. I. Hawaiian Islands. V. O. Verbal Order.
Hosp. Hospital. Wag. Wagoner.
Incl. Inclusive. W.Dept. War Department.
Ind. Independent. Databases

Build your FREE Family Tree
Start your family tree online and receive free access to the largest collection of historic records and family trees online at including:

·· PA Soldiers
Search the complete list of Pennsylvania Spanish-American War soldiers of 1898.

·· Pension Index
Military Soldier Pension Index 1861-1934

·· US Census
Search the 1930 US census to learn if your ancestor searved in the Spanish-American War.

·· PA Genealogy Databases
Find ancestors in Pennsylvania historical records & family trees.

·· Free Trial
All Access 14 day free trial. You'll be amazed what you can find!


Pension Records
Learn how to order Spanish-American War pension files.

Home | Search | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Want to Help?

Copyright © PA Spanish American War Volunteers 1997 - 2011 All rights reserved.

Disclaimer: Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information of the PA Spanish American War rosters, all transcriptions are subject to human error, and researchers should always check the original source.