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Andrew Summers Rowan
A Message to Garcia, 1917

On January 22, 1901, the West Virginia Legislature adopted a joint resolution honoring Spanish- American War hero and West Virginia native Captain Andrew S. Rowan.

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Joint Resolution Honoring Andrew S. Rowan
Andrew Rowan and the Message to Garcia
A Message To Garcia
"Col. Rowan Tells 'How I Got the Message to Gen. Garcia'"
Sources on Andrew Summers Rowan
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On This Day in West Virginia History: January

West Virginia Archives and History