Spanish-American War

William Cary Sanger

203d New York Volunteer Infantry

Col William Cary Sanger served in the Spanish-American War as a Lieutenant Colonel with the 203d New York Volunteer Infantry. A close associate of Theodore Roosevelt, Col Sanger was appointed Assistant Secretary of War in 1901 during the McKinley Administration. Resigning the post in 1903 due to his wife’s declining health, Col Sanger would later represent the nation as President to the US delegation at the 1906 Geneva Convention.

Brooklyn, New York