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Plates in: Spanish American War and Philippine insurrection : photographic album of California Heavy Artillery, with scenes in camp and views of the Philippines, v. 1, pg. 29. Shows bay and mountains, steamships and smaller boats in foreground. Men boarding center vessel. 2009-2015. In May of 1898, California created the First Battalion of California Heavy Artillery, United States Volunteers in answer to President's call for troops. Consisted of four batteries, A through D, batteries A and D were assigned to Philippine Islands Expeditionary Forces, remaining batteries served in U.S. Album documents experiences of Frank Freeman Atkinson, Sergeant in Battery D. Returning forces spent time in Japan (Nagasaki, Yokohama and Tokyo) when transport ships refueled. Mrs. Frank Atkinson;
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1 photographic print ; 6 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.
United States. Army. California Heavy Artillery Regiment Spanish-American War, 1898--Photographs Ships--Japan--Nagasaki-shi Boats--Japan--Nagasaki-shi Bays (Bodies of water)--Japan--Nagasaki-shi Nagasaki-shi (Japan)--Photographs Photographic prints Photograph albums