"My Country Tis Of Thee Sweet Land Of Liberty, Of Thee I Sing"
| William McKinley, President of the US; Gen. Fitzhugh Lee, Consul General at Havana; R. Ad'l. W.T. Sampson, U.S.N., Com. in Chief, North Atlantic Station; Maj.-Gen Nelson A. Miles, Commanding U.S. Army; Capt. Chas. D. Slusbee, Com'dr of Late, U.S. Battleship Maine Authorized By Act of Congress, May, 19, 1898|