Military A List of the Spanish-American War Battles Involving United States

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List of United States battles in the Spanish-American War, listed alphabetically with photos, images, and maps when possible. Every major battle, skirmish, or conflict in Spanish-American War involving the United States is included here, along with information like exactly where the battle took place. If you want to learn even more about these Spanish-American War battles that involved Spanish-American War you can click on the names of the battles for more information.

This list below has a variety of items, like Battle of San Juan Hill and Puerto Rican Campaign, in it.

This list answers the question, "What Spanish-American War battles was United States involved in?"

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Battle of Guantánamo Bay is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list A List of the Spanish-American War Battles Involving United States
Guantánamo Bay, Cuba - The Battle of Guantánamo Bay was fought from June 6 to June 10 in 1898, during the Spanish–American War, when American and Cuban forces seized the strategically and commercially important ...more

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Battle of Cárdenas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list A List of the Spanish-American War Battles Involving United States
Cárdenas, Cuba - The Second Battle of Cárdenas was a secondary naval engagement of the Spanish–American War fought on 11 May 1898 in the port of Cárdenas, Cuba, between an American squadron of 5 ...more

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Battle of Cienfuegos is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list A List of the Spanish-American War Battles Involving United States
Cienfuegos, Cuba - The Battle of Cienfuegos, or the Raid on Cienfuegos, was an engagement of the Spanish–American War, intended by the United States Navy to tighten its blockade of Cuba.

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Battle of El Caney is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list A List of the Spanish-American War Battles Involving United States
El Caney, Cuba - The Battle of El Caney was fought on 1 July 1898, during the Spanish–American War in southeastern Cuba. Lawton succeeded in capturing the town, fort and blockhouses and protected the right flank ...more

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Battle of Las Guasimas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list A List of the Spanish-American War Battles Involving United States
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba - The Battle of Las Guasimas of June 24, 1898, part of the Spanish–American War, unfolded from Major General "Fighting Joe" Wheeler's attempt to storm a Spanish position in the jungles ...more

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Battle of Manila is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list A List of the Spanish-American War Battles Involving United States
Manila, Philippines - The Battle of Manila was a short land engagement between the United States and Spain at the end of the Spanish–American War and the Philippine Revolution, which occurred a couple of months after ...more

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Battle of Manila Bay is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list A List of the Spanish-American War Battles Involving United States
Manila, Philippines - The Battle of Manila Bay took place on 1 May 1898, during the Spanish–American War. The American Asiatic Squadron under Commodore George Dewey engaged and destroyed the Spanish Pacific Squadron ...more

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Battle of Nipe Bay is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list A List of the Spanish-American War Battles Involving United States
Battle of Nipe Bay Nipe Bay - The Battle of Nipe Bay on July 21, 1898 was an engagement of the Spanish-American War. The battle was fought in Nipe Bay, Cuba, by four United States Navy warships against the Spanish ...more

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Battle of Rio Manimani is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list A List of the Spanish-American War Battles Involving United States
Havana, Cuba - The Battle of the Manimani, was a failed American landing attempt west of Havana and was one of the final engagements of the Spanish–American War in Cuba.

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Battle of San Juan Hill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list A List of the Spanish-American War Battles Involving United States
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba - The Battle of San Juan Hill, also known as the battle for the San Juan Heights, was a decisive battle of the Spanish–American War. The San Juan heights was a north-south running elevation about ...more

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Battle of Santiago de Cuba is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list A List of the Spanish-American War Battles Involving United States
Battle of Santiago de Cuba Santiago de Cuba, Cuba - The Battle of Santiago de Cuba, fought between Spain and the United States on July 3, 1898, was one of the key naval engagements of the Spanish–American War, which resulted in the destruction of ...more

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Battle of Tayacoba is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list A List of the Spanish-American War Battles Involving United States
Trinidad, Cuba - The Battle of Tayacoba, June 30 1898, was a disastrous American effort to land supplies and reinforcements to Cuban rebels fighting for their independence in the Spanish–American War.

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Battle of the Aguadores is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list A List of the Spanish-American War Battles Involving United States
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba - The Battle of the Aguadores was a sharp skirmish on the banks of the Aguadores River near Santiago de Cuba, on 1 July 1898, at the height of the Spanish-American War. The American attack was ...more

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Capture of Guam is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list A List of the Spanish-American War Battles Involving United States
Capture of Guam Pacific Ocean - The Capture of Guam was a bloodless event between the United States and the Kingdom of Spain during the Spanish–American War. The U.S. Navy sent a single cruiser, the USS Charleston, to capture ...more

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First Battle of Manzanillo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list A List of the Spanish-American War Battles Involving United States
Manzanillo, Cuba - The First Battle of Manzanillo was a series of naval engagements during the Spanish American War on 30 June 1898 in and outside of the harbor of Manzanillo, Cuba. Three American gunboats were ...more

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Puerto Rican Campaign is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list A List of the Spanish-American War Battles Involving United States
Atlantic Ocean - The Puerto Rican Campaign was an American military sea and land operation on the island of Puerto Rico during the Spanish–American War. The offensive began on May 12, 1898, when the United ...more

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Second Battle of Manzanillo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list A List of the Spanish-American War Battles Involving United States
Second Battle of Manzanillo Manzanillo, Cuba - The Second Battle of Manzanillo was a naval engagement of the Spanish American War on 1 July 1898. Two American gunboats attempted unsuccessfully to destroy the shipping present in the harbor of ...more

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Second Battle of San Juan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list A List of the Spanish-American War Battles Involving United States
Second Battle of San Juan San Juan, Puerto Rico - The Second Battle of San Juan occurred on 22 June 1898 when two Spanish vessels tried to break the American blockade off San Juan.

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Siege of Santiago is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list A List of the Spanish-American War Battles Involving United States
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba - The Siege of Santiago also known as the Siege of Santiago de Cuba was the last major operation of the Spanish–American War on the island of Cuba.

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Third Battle of Manzanillo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list A List of the Spanish-American War Battles Involving United States
Third Battle of Manzanillo Manzanillo, Cuba - The Third Battle of Manzanillo was fought in the harbor of Manzanillo, Cuba on July 18, 1898. A large squadron of the United States Navy consisting of gunboats and auxiliaries attacked and ...more