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16 August 1896 - Disembarked in Punta de Nuevas Grandes, Camaguey, under the command of General Emilio Nuñez and Colonel Rafael Cabrera. The 43 expeditionaries included my maternal grandfather, Alberto González-Abreu y Sánchez and Frederick Funston. Colonel Fernando Méndez Miranda then continued to make another landing at Macío, Oriente, on the 23rd.
13 October 1896 - Disembarked at the delta of the San Juan River, Santa Clara, under the command of General Joaquín Castillo Duany and Miguel Betancourt Guerra. The 32 expeditionaries unloaded a dynamite gun with its shells, 1,100 rifles, 1,000 pounds of dynamite, one million bullets and medicine. Part of the equipment was captured by the Spanish navy.
3 January 1897 - Disembarked during its third voyage at the place known as "María la Gorda," in the inlet of Cortés, P. R. It was commanded by General Emilio Núñez and Commandant Rafael Pérez Morales (the cargo was the same brought by the steamer "Three Friends," unable to unload it, in its voyage to the mouth of the San Juan River, Santa Clara). There were numerous expeditionaries and 1,200 rifles, half a million bullets, a cannon with 200 shells, 200 machetes, medical equipment, etc. With the expedition also went a commission of the New York Journal with a sword of honor for General Maximo Gomez, a gift of said newspaper.
21 May 1897 - Disembarked in Punta Brava, Manatí, Oriente, under the command of Commandant Serapio Arteaga. The expeditionaries included the Italians Orestes Ferrara and Guillermo Petriccione. Also aboard was Dr. Emilio Luaces, a colonel during the Ten Years' War. Ricardo Delgado then continued to make another landing at the beach of Bacuranao, on the 24th.
30 October 1897 - Disembarked in Punta Brava, Manatí, Oriente, under the command of General Joaquín Castillo Duany.
28 November 1897 - Disembarked with the expeditionaries of Conception Island (Bahamas) and a second voyage with ammunition taken by the schooner Silver Heel that awaited in Conception and that disembarked in the mouth of Arroyo Seco, near cape Lucrecia, Banes, Oriente. This expedition included General Nuñez, Luis Rodolfo Miranda and various other expeditionaries.
20 February 1898 - Disembarked in Palizadas, Camaguey, under
the command of Colonel Manuel Lechuga y de la Torre.
guerra de independencia de Cuba 1895-1898 (Miguel Varona Guerrero)