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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. 14, no. 130. Shows transport ship, the Sherman, surrounded by smaller sail and steam ships. Ships flying strings of flags. 2009-2104. 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. 8956 (4x5 in.)
Photographs. Nonprojected graphic
1 photographic print ; 4 1/4 x 8 in.
United States. Army. California Heavy Artillery Regiment Spanish-American War, 1898--Photographs Ships Sailing ships Philippines--Photographs Photographic prints Photograph albums