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The New York Times Describes a Captive's Experience with U.S. Army Deserter

This article reports Lieutenant F.W. Alstaetter's interactions with David Fagin while held captive. David Fagin, an African-American soldier who had deserted from the 24th Infantry, joined the Filipino resistance, rising to the rank of General, fighting against the U.S. Army in the Philippines.


Source | "Lieut. Alstaetter Talks of David Fagin," New York Times, 10 December 1901, 2.
Creator | New York Times
Item Type | Newspaper/Magazine
Cite This document | New York Times, “The New York Times Describes a Captive's Experience with U.S. Army Deserter,” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed July 18, 2019, https://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/927.

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