Sunday, September 16, 2012
This is the link to the newspaper article about the new S.S.A.W.V. Camp in Pennsylvania
Friday, July 20, 2012
Sunday, April 15, 2012
Friday, March 16, 2012
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Wednesday for Blake John Gonzalez, 75, who died Tuesday morning at his home, 214 N. DeVilleirs St.
Rites will be held at Fisher-Pou Chapel with the Rev. James Johnson of the First Presbyterian Church officiating.
Mr. Gonzalez was a former telegraph operator, a Veteran of the Spanish-American War and a member of Col. W. F. Williams Camp Spanish-American War Veterans.
He is survived by three sisters, Mrs. G. Rolfe, Miss Wilhelmina and Miss Violette Gonzalez; two brothers, Winters and Eric Gonzalez, all of Pensacola.
Honorary Pallbearers will be from the Col. Williams Camp: William A. Houghton, Cris Austin, A. T. Early, Albert J. Anderson, John A. Webster and E. A. Guillott; actives, Raymond Wilson, Charles Gonzalez, Sr., Joe Reichman, Edgar de la Rua, Ben Landrum and Joe Riera.
The family requests flowers be omitted.
Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery with services at the grave conducted by the Col. W. F. Williams Camp.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
The photograph on the left is that of Coal Passer / Seaman John Matza. He was killed in the explosion of the U.S.S. Maine, in Havana, Cuba, on February 15th, 1898. He was one of the 260 Sailors and Marines killed on that day. May They Rest In Peace // Que En Paz Descansen.
Sunday, February 5, 2012
The total number of American Battle Deaths, during the Spanish American War, was 385.