Battle of Agusan Hill

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Battle of Agusan Hill
Part of Philippine-American War
Date May 14, 1900
Location Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao
Result American victory
Belligerents
 Filipino Citizens  United States
Commanders and leaders
Colonel Vicente Roa Captain Walter B. Elliot
Strength
500 80
Casualties and losses
38 Killed 2 Killed; 3 Wounded

Battle of Agusan Hill, May 14, 1900. Capt. Walter B. Elliott, CO of Company I, 40th Infantry Regiment USV, with 80 men proceeded to the village of Agusan, about 16 kilometers west of Cagayan de Misamis town proper, to dislodge about 500 guerillas who were entrenched on a hill with 200 rifles and shotguns. The attack was successful; 2 Americans were killed and 3 wounded; the Filipinos suffered 38 killed, including their commander, Capt. Vicente Roa. The Americans also captured 35 Remington rifles

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