Nelson A. Miles

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  10. The Encyclopedia of the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars: A Political, Social, and Military History, Volume 1, p. 400
  11. "Invasion of Puerto Rico". The Goldfields Morning Chronicle (Coolgardie, WA : 1896 - 1898). July 19, 1898. Retrieved October 29, 2019.
  12. See newspaper reports from Washington, D.C. (Showing off his Stamina. General Miles making 90-mile horseback ride) and Kansas City, MO (General Miles made it in Triumph), July 14, 1903. Hot off the Press Long Riders Guild Academic Foundation. Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  13. "Dr. Swallow Nominated". The Lancaster Examiner. July 2, 1904. p. 1. Archived from the original on December 18, 2019 via
  14. "GEN. NELSON A. MILES DIES AT THE CIRCUS; Indian Fighter, 85, Falls Lifeless While Viewing Pageant, with MRS. Coolidge Near by. CIVIL WAR "BOY GENERAL" Won Congressional Medal -- Fought Also in Spanish-American War -- of Family of Soldiers GEN. NELSON A. MILES DIES AT a CIRCUS".
  15. Warner, pp. 323-24, states that Miles was the "last survivor of the full rank major generals of Civil War vintage" and of all general officers, was outlasted only by John R. Brooke (died 1926) and Adelbert Ames (died 1933).
  16. "MILES, NELSON A., Civil War Medal of Honor recipient". American Civil War website. November 8, 2007. Retrieved November 8, 2007.
  17. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p.  208.
  18. Heitman, Francis B. (1903). Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army, 1789-1903, Vol. 1. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office. pp. 708–709.

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Nelson A. Miles
Nelson A. Miles by Brands Studios, 1898.jpg
Miles as Commanding General, 1898
1st Military Governor of Puerto Rico
In office
25 July 1898 18 October 1898
Military offices
Preceded by Commanding General of the United States Army
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Office created
Military Governor of Puerto Rico
Succeeded by