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The "Heavies" starting out on a 15 mile hike, Oct. 98
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California State Library
California History Section Picture Catalog
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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.
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.)
Nonprojected graphic
1 photographic print ; 5 1/4 x 7 3/4 in.
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
San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)
Presidio of San Francisco (Calif.)

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