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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. 11, no. 122. Group portrait of soldiers in uniform, officers with sabers, men with rifles and blanket rolls. Probably in Presidio of San Francisco. 2009-2099. 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
1 photographic print ; 5 1/4 x 7 7/8 in.
United States. Army. California Heavy Artillery Regiment Spanish-American War, 1898--Photographs Soldiers--California.--San Francisco Military officers--California--San Francisco San Francisco (Calif.)--Photographs Presidio of San Francisco (Calif.)--Photographs Photographic prints Photograph albums Group portraits
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