Regimental Canteen

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Collection Henry Tyriver
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Description Gelatin print on tan card stock of the Regimental Canteen, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard.
Year Range from 1898
Event Spanish American War
Year range to 1898
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Notes Outdoor view of the Regimental Canteen, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard at Camp Thomas, GA. Soldiers are standing in the foreground with tin cups and beer mugs full of beer. Reverend Smith made his famous and controversial comment here, "Good Beer is better than Bad Water."
Object ID P2004.24.13
Object Name Print, Photographic
Place Camp Thomas, GA
Print size 7" x 10"
Subjects Group Photographs
National Guard
2nd Wisconsin National Guard
Canteens (Wartime)
Eating & drinking
Alcoholic beverages
Beer halls
Title Regimental Canteen
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