Whitman County Gazette 

Good Ol' Days


April 27, 2023

125 Years Ago

From the Colfax Gazette, Friday, April 29, 1898


Sixteenth Regiment Passes Colfax On the Way to War.

A Colfax Boy In the loved Blue uniform Marched in the Ranks.

The patriotism of Colfax was stirred last Thursday night when it was announced that special trains bearing the troops of the 16th infantry were to pass through the city on their way to battle with the Spaniards. The arrival time of the country’s defenders was first announced for 10:30 at night. As darkness drew on the stars and stripes were floated over the steets and fro...

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