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SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR COLLECTION, RG1100, 1898-1998

Series III, Photographs, 1898, 1953, 1958


Catching up on news from home

This series contains photographs depicting the activities of the Second Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers and the Seventy-first Regiment of New York Volunteers while they were encamped in Lakeland awaiting orders to proceed to Cuba. Some of the photographs are reproduced from published sources, while others were donated to the Special Collections unit by descendants of soldiers assigned to the two units.

Included are photographs depicting recreational activities, parade drills, camp streets, camp kitchens, camp hospitals, soldiers at leisure, general camp views, and soldiers departing for Cuba and returning home after service in Cuba.

The photographs are arranged alphabetically by subject.

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1

Boxing Match at Camp Morton in Lakeland

1898

  

2

Camp on Lake Morton

1898

  

3

Company D, Second Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers

1898

  

4

Company F, Seventy-first Regiment, New York Volunteers

1898

  

5

Company H Street, Camp Morton

1898

  

6

Company Kitchen

1898

  

7

Company Street, Lakeland

1898

  

8

Evening Parade of the Second Regiment

1898

  

9

Guard Mount of the Second Regiment

1898

  

10

Historic Marker at the Location of Camp Massachusetts

1948

  

11

Markert, Herman C.: Arriving Home from Cuba

1898

  

12

Markert, Herman C and Anna: 50th Anniversary

1953

  

13

The Morgan Pump, Lakeland

1898

  

14

Nelson A. Miles Camp 36 of United Spanish War Veterans of Massachusetts: Past Commanders

n.d.

  

15

Pierce, Col. Frederick

n.d.

  

16

'Reading the News from Manila'

1898

  

17

Regimental Hospital

1898

 

18

Second Battalion, New York Volunteers

1898

  

19

Second Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers

1898

  

20

Second Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers: Wellington Rifles, Company H. See Oversize

n.d.

  

21

Sixty-ninth Infantry, New York Volunteers: Camp on Lake Hunter

1898

  

22

Soldiers at the Corner of Main Street and Kentucky Avenue, Lakeland

1898

  

23

Miscellaneous

n.d.