This is a view of the troops aboard the transport RIO DE JANEIRO. This vessel was part of the last (5th expedition) to the Philippines which consisted of this vessel and the ST. PAUL. The expedition carried 1,735 men as well as General Otis, who would replace General Merritt as the commander of the Eighth Army Corps.


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Cohen, Stan. Images of Spanish American War, April-August,1998.  (Missoula:Pictorial Histories Publishing Co., Inc., 1997). 254.

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