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Batteries, A & D, Cal. Heavy Artillery, "Muster Day" (2 views)
Hodson, John R
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Contributing Institution
California State Library
California History Section Picture Catalog
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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. 3, pg. 5, no. 109-110.
Shows tree-line field (probably the Presidio in San Francisco), military tents, soldiers lined up in ranks. "Hodson" in lower right corner.
View 1 (2009-2086) -- view 2 (2009-2087).
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.
Mrs. Frank Atkinson;
Nonprojected graphic
2 photographic prints ; 4 1/4 x 7 3/4 in.
United States. Army. California Heavy Artillery Regiment
Spanish-American War, 1898--Photographs
Military camps--California--San Francisco
Tents--California--San Francisco
Soldiers--California--San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)--Photographs
Presidio of San Francisco (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Photograph albums
San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)
Presidio of San Francisco (Calif.)

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