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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. 2, pg. 8, no. 78. Soldies lined up on parade in open space lined with fence, thatched roof building in background, fence built of wood poles surrounds space. 2009-2029. 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 3/8 x 8 3/8 in.
United States. Army. California Heavy Artillery Regiment Spanish-American War, 1898--Photographs Soldiers--American--Philippines Flagpoles--Philippines Forts & fortifications--American--Philippines Military parades & ceremonies--Philippines Philippines--Photographs Photographic prints Photograph albums