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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. 10, no. 120. Shows soldiers in uniform, rifles and blanket-rolls marching behind officers on horseback. Soldiers with trumpets in lead, supply wagons in background. Probable location, Presidio of San Francisco. 2009-2097. 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;
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