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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;
Photographs. 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
California San Francisco San Francisco (Calif.) Presidio of San Francisco (Calif.)