HONOR ROLL

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR
1898

The following members of the family are known to have served in the U.S. armed forces during this war. More information will be added to each soldier's entry when time allows. Those men whose names are in red died in the war.

Evidence is more than welcome if you know of other Parmelees, not listed below, who participated in this conflict. Pictures of these men would be greatly appreciated.

  • Albert E. 1877- ?
    corporal; of Omaha, Nebr.
    [1-00832] Edward Anson, Daniel Stevens, William, Dan, Lemuel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    Co. L, 2nd Nebraska Infantry. He filed for a pension Dec. 12, 1926.
  • Arthur Hugh 1874-1940
    private/lance corporal; of Alexandria, Nebr., and Oklahoma City, Okla.
    [08-00612] Leander Burton, Timothy Truman, Timothy, Mark, Job, John, John
    Co. G, 1st Nebraska Infantry. He enlisted in May 1898 at Lincoln and left almost immediately for the Philippines, where he took part in the capture of Manila, and the sham battle at Malate. He served the following spring during the Philippine Insurrection, and eventually mustered out in San Francisco in the fall of 1899. He filed for a pension March 24, 1913. Brother of Guy Martin. An Oklahoma City elementary school is named for him. He was buried at Oklahoma City's Fairlawn Cemetery.
  • Bert B. 1877-1966
    private; of Rochester, N.Y., and Manila, Philippines
    [02-00271] Clifford, Aaron Baldwin, Bela, Reuben, John, John, John, John
    Volunteer medical corpsman of the U.S. Army of Occupation in the Philippines. While an intern at Walter Reed Hospital, he helped treat Theodore Roosevelt when he was injured in a train accident. Acting superintendent of San Lazaro Hospital in Manila and was instrumental in getting the U.S. government to purchase Culion Island to be used as a leper colony. He is the patriarch of the Philippine branch of the family.
  • Charles A.
    private; of Santa Fe, N.M
    Unplaced
    Co. F, 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry "Roughriders"; enrolled June 28, 1898, at Santa Fe, mustered out Sept. 15, 1898, at Camp Wikoff, Long Island, N.Y., under Capt. Maximilian Luna. See his muster-out roll.
  • Charles Everett 1878-1898
    private/corporal; of Mount Vernon, Ill, and St. Louis, Mo.
    [03-01015] Benjamin Franklin, Moses Edwards, Moses, Oliver, Jonathan, Joshua, John, John
    Co. A, 1st Missouri Infantry. He complained of a fever while training at Camp Thomas at Chickamauga, Ga., but the regimental physician said he was fine. Growing worse, Charles obtained an 8-day furlough and made it home to St. Louis on Aug. 23. He died a week later of typhoid fever. Buried at Bellfountain Cemetery, St. Louis. His mother, Annie, filed for his pension July 7, 1899.
  • Cleon A. 1876-1934
    private; of New Haven, Conn.
    [01-02792] Albert Judson, Albert, Adin, Abner, Nehemiah, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    Mustered in June 29, 1898, at Niactic for two years' service. 1st Regiment, Connecticut Volunteer Artillery under Capt. Barlow S. Houce. Ordered to Puerto Rico on Aug. 4, 1898, but call was abandoned. Mustered out at New Haven on Oct. 25, 1898.
  • Edward S.
    private
    Unplaced
    Co. A., 1st Vermont Infantry.
  • Ernest S.
    private
    Unplaced
    Co. I, 1st Florida Infantry.
  • George
    private/corporal
    Unplaced
    Co. L, 203rd New York Infantry.
  • George H. 1872-1944
    private; of Romeo, Mich.
    [03-00338] George H., Lucius, Heman, Amos, Amos, David, Joshua, John, John)
    Co. I, musician, 31st Michigan Infantry.
  • Guy Martin 1878-aft 1930
    private; of Alexandria, Nebr., and Seattle and Walla Wall, Wash.
    [08-00614] Leander Burton, Timothy Truman, Timothy, Mark, Job, John, John
    Co. I, 1st Washington Infantry. Brother of Arthur Hugh. He was buried at Evergreen Washelli Memorial Park and Funeral Home in Seattle.
  • Herbert S.
    private; of Florida.
    Unplaced
    Co. I, 1st Florida Infantry. Filed for a pension March 24, 1900.
  • James W. 1866-1932
    private; of Indiana and Florida.
    [07-00407] Marcus "Mark" Hurlburt, James Clark, James Beecher, Noah, Noah, Stephen, John, John
    Co. E, 158th Indiana Infantry. Filed for a pension Aug. 23, 1907. He was buried at Indianapolis' Crown Hill Cemetery.
  • Orrin S. 1875-ca1935
    corporal; of Kalamazoo, Mich.
    [13-03122] Lyman, --?--
    Co. C, 32nd Michigan Infantry. Filed for a pension Sept. 5, 1919; his widow, Verna, filed for one Aug. 3, 1932.