“Catholic Officers in the Army and Navy,” An 1899 Series from “The Catholic World”


In 1899, the New York-based Catholic World, an operation of the Paulist Fathers founded in 1865, featured a series on Army and Navy officers who had recently served in the Spanish-American War. This March 1899 essay is a part of that series: Catholic Officers in the Army and Navy: Lieutenant-Commander William B. Barry, U.S.N. Lieutenant-Commander [Read More...]

Nuns in the Spanish-American War


THE NUN IN THE WAR The Rev. A.J. Bader Tells of the Good Work Accomplished by the Catholic Sisters. The Brooklyn Eagle, May 20, 1899, 16.   The Queens’ Daughters of St. Mary’s Maternity held their last meeting for the season yesterday afternoon at the institution, 155 Dean street, and as the occasion was entirely [Read More...]