June 2007
Military History;Jun2008, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p14
The article features the last surviving U.S. veterans of various wars as of 2008. The three World War I veterans who remain alive are Frank Buckles, Russell Coffey and Harry Landis. The last surviving soldier who fought during the Spanish American War was Nathan E. Cook, who died on September 10, 1992. Hiram Cronk, who died on May 13, 1905, was the last known veteran of War of 1812.


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