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Field & staff of the Heavies
Date Created and/or Issued
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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. 6, no. 112.
Shows mounted officers, wagons pulled by mules in background, probably in San Francisco, Presidio.
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;
Also have negative: no. 25,231 (4x5 in.)
Nonprojected graphic
1 photographic print ; 5 1/4 x 7 3/4 in.
United States. Army. California Heavy Artillery Regiment
Spanish-American War, 1898--Photographs
Soldiers--California--San Francisco
Carts & wagons--California--San Francisco
Animal teams--California--San Francisco
Military officers--California--San Francisco
Mules--California--San Francisco
Horses--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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