1st Montana Volunteer Infantry
1st Montana Volunteer Infantry (1898-1899) - Organized at Great Falls, Butte, Bozeman, Livingston, Helena, Virginia City, Kalispell, Lewiston, and Anaconda, Mont., and mustered into the service of the Upited States at Helena, Mont., May 5 to 10, 1898, with 48 officers and 976 enlisted men.
- Assigned to Fourth Independent Brigade, Philippine Islands Expeditionary Forces, May 28
- Assigned to First Brigade, First Division, Eighth Army Corps, August 24
- Transferred to First Brigade, Second Division, Eighth Army Corps, October 14
- Left Helena May 25; arrived at San Francisco, Cal., May 28
- Left San Francisco July 18 on transport "Pennsylvania"; arrived at Cavite, P. I., August 24
- First and Second Battalions changed station from Cavite to Manila October 24, and Third Battalion, on November 21.
- Stationed in Manila until February 4, 1899, on which date the regiment participated in the defense of Manila
- Joined in the operations against the insurgents to the north of Manila from February 5 to July 3
- Participating in the following engagements:
- Caloocan, February 10
- Tuliajan River, March 25
- Polo, March 26
- Marilao and Meycauayan, March 27
- Guiguinto and Bocaue, March 29
- Malolos, March 31
- Bagbag River, April 4
- Calumpit, April 25-27
- Apalit, April 27
- Santo Tomas, May 4
- San Fernando, May 6 and 24, and June 3, 16, and 23
- Returned to Manila July 3.
- Assigned to First Division and joined expedition to Zapote Bridge, Muntinlupa, and Bacoor July 12 to August 13
- Stationed at Manila and Cavite until August 23, on which date sailed from Manila on transports "Valencia" and "Zealandia", arriving at San Francisco Cal., September 22.
Mustered out of the serviee of the United States at San Francisco October 17, 1899, with 48 officers and 673 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-killed in action, 1; wounded, 9; died of disease,1. Enlisted men-killed in action, 12; wounded, 111; died of wounds, 8; died of disease, 14; drowned, 1; deserted, 10.
- Correspondence Relating to the War with Spain, Center for Military History, U.S. Army, Vol 1
- The Organization of the Army during the Spanish-American War, page 509
- Organization of Volunteers, page 581