Abbot family papers
Charles W. Abbot, his wife Marcia, and daughter Grace (b. 1895) lived in Warren, Rhode Island. Charles served with the 12th United States Infantry at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Fort Duchesne, Utah; and elsewhere. During the Spanish American War, he served as colonel with the 1st Rhode Island Volunteers, before returning to regular service, and his deployment to Manila. By 1903, the Abbot family was living in Washington, DC.