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Title
Shot from Wyoming Light Battery, Fort Rice, at Sand Fort occupied by Filipinos at other end of causeway
Date Created and/or Issued
[1899?]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
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. 79.
Shows wood pole fence surrounding group of soldiers and cannon.
2009-2030.
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;
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 5 3/8 x 8 1/4 in.
Identifier
(C)001409408CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
United States. Army. California Heavy Artillery Regiment
Spanish-American War, 1898--Photographs
Forts & fortifications--American--Philippines
Cannons--Philippines
Soldiers--American--Philippines
Philippines--Photographs
Photographic prints
Photograph albums
Place
Philippines

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