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71ST REGIMENT SOLDIERS.
Men of the New York Command Killed or Wounded Before Santiago.
LEONARD WESTERBERG, a private in Company C, was born in Sweden and enlisted under the first call. He was married a year ago to Miss Jeannette Ferguson. His mother lives at 329 East Twenty-ninth Street. He was wounded in the arm and is reported as doing well.
The New York Times, New York, NY 5 Jul 1898