The Flag of the First Provisional Light Battalion
of Puerto Rico
Contributed by Francisco Jose Diaz
This is the flag of the First Provisional Light Battalion of Puerto
Rico. This unit fought in defense of San Juan Hill. This unit was enlisted
in Spain and Puerto Rico in May, 1895. The ranks included 900 enlisted
"En guerra con los Estados Unidos. Cuba 1898" ( In the War Against
the United States. Cuba 1898) by Carrasco García, Antonio, published
by Editorial Almena S.L, Madrid 1998.
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