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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. 111. Shows Lombard Gate, Presidio of San Francisco, mounted officers preceded and followed by soldiers on foot, carrying rifles and blanket rolls. Tents in background, probably Camp Merriam. 2009-2088. 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. 8954 (4x5 in.)
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United States. Army. California Heavy Artillery Regiment Spanish-American War, 1898--Photographs Soldiers--California--San Francisco Gates--California--San Francisco Tents--California--San Francisco Military camps--California--San Francisco San Francisco (Calif.)--Photographs Presidio of San Francisco (Calif.)--Photographs Photographic prints Photograph albums
California San Francisco San Francisco (Calif.) Presidio of San Francisco (Calif.)