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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. 22. Shows battleships and native boats (cascoes) in Manila Bay. Boats are identified "1. Native boats 2. Gov. boat 3. Newport 4. Spanish transp[ort] 5. Eng. Battle[ship] 2009-1997. 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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