Enshrining Joe Wheeler, 1899

John Hartwell

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Inspired by the resurgence of "together again" patriotism brought on by the war with Spain, "Fighting Joe" Wheeler, fresh from the siege of Santiago de Cuba, is given his share of idolatry:

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[Hero Tales of the American Soldier and Sailor
as Told by the Heroes Themselves and Their Comrades,

J. W. Buell, ed (1899)]
 
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