Members of the Charles King camp of the Spanish-American War Veterans gather in February 1940 for their annual banquet at the Desert hotel. They gathered to commemorate the battle of Santa Ana, fought in the Philippine islands in 1898. Pictured are members who saw action in the battle. Front row, from left: W.J. Nichols, Frank Merriam, Eric Foss and Frank Bordwell; second row, from left: G.L. Fisher, E.R. Ennis, R.H. Diehl, T.R. Mann, Robert Sly and D.O. Merritt; back row, from left: George Marks, A.C. Sanders, George Burggrabe, A.T. Amos, Ernest Wizeman and W.C. Russell.