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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. 1, pg. 16, no. 11. Shows riverbank lined with canoes, boats (cascoes) with grass-mat canopies and shelters, half of suspension bridge visible. 2009-1987. 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. Published in: Our islands and their people as seen with camera and pencil. St. Louis : N.D. Thompson Pub. Co., c1899. Vol. II, pg. 632. Mrs. Frank Atkinson;
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1 photographic print ; 5 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.
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