US TxAM-C 1158
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Colonel C. J. Crane Collection
- 1900-1905; Undated (Creation)
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Charles Judson Crane was born in Texas on April 30, 1852. He was appointed to the U.S. Military Academy in 1872 and graduated in 1877. Colonel C. J. Crane was a man of great accomplishments, both in the U.S. Army and later as Corps Commandant at the College of A&M. He served as Commandant and Professor of Military Science and Tactics from January 1881 to November 1883. His extensive military history included the command of troops during the Spanish American War in Cuba, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico. He later returned to A&M in 1917 to serve as Commandant once again.
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This collection contains many photographs and other items pertaining to Crane's military service in the Spanish-American War. The collection also contains his personal items and a biography.
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