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Four photographs showing Colonel Frederick Funston and his troops crossing the Rio Grande de la Pampanga during the Philippine Insurrection. While crossing the river under fire, two privates of the 20th, Edward White and William B. Trembly, were awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for their heroism.

Date: April 27, 1899

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Crossing the Rio Grande de la Pampanga during the Philippine Insurrection - The first raft to cross the Rio Grande de la Pampanga in the Philippines.  Colonel Frederick Funston is second left at the rear of the raft.  *178Crossing the Rio Grande de la Pampanga during the Philippine Insurrection - The first raft to cross the Rio Grande de la Pampanga is in the bushes, the second raft is on the bank and the third one is on the water.  Colonel Frederick Funston is on the bank at the far right.  He crossed the river on the first raft.  *179Crossing the Rio Grande de la Pampanga during the Philippine Insurrection - The first raft crossing the Rio Grande de la Pampanga carrying Colonel Frederick Funston.  At the time this photograph was taken, the rope broke and soldiers were trying to make repairs.  *180Crossing the Rio Grande de la Pampanga during the Philippine Insurrection - Tyler, front, and Kerfoot, rear, crossing the Rio Grande de la Pampanga after William B. Trembly and Edward White had taken the rope across the river.  This photograph was taken minutes before the canoe went under water.  *181

Crossing the Rio Grande de la Pampanga during the Philippine Insurrection - The first raft to cross the Rio Grande de la Pampanga in the Philippines. Colonel Frederick Funston is second left at the rear of the raft. *178

Item Number: 221782
Call Number: B Funston, Frederick *178-181
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 221782

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