The Spanish-American War started on Feburary 15,1898 when the USS MAINE blew up mysteriously in Havana Harbor in Cuba.216 died in the sinking of the USS MAINE.On April 25,1898 the United States declared war on Spain.Americans still had people holding U.S flags and some were killed.The war ended on August 12,1898

Cuban Republic=10,000 dead.

United States Army=3,045 dead,1,577 wounded,2,565 diseased.

United States Navy =16 dead,68 wounded.

Spanish Navy=560 dead,300-400 wounded.

Spanish Army=3,000 dead or wounded,6,700 captured,13,000 diesased.