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This solitary soldier in the uniform of the Army during the Spanish American War is labled "the Hiker." He stands sentinal along Memorial Drive heading into Arlington National Cemetery. On the front of the base on which he stands is the insignia of the Spanish War Veterans and the dates of the war 1898-1902. On the very bottom of the base it indicates this was dedicated by the United Spanish War Veterans and Affiliated Organizations.

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