THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR
Field & Staff, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard

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Collection John H. Laabs
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Description Gelatin print mounted on gray card stock of Field & Staff, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard.
Year Range from 1898
Event Spanish American War
Year range to 1898
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Neg # 20701
Notes Full outdoor view of thre the Field & Staff, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard in Coamo, Puerto Rico. They are sitting and standing in three rows wearing a mixed assortment of campaign uniforms: canvas trousers; sky-blue wool trousers; canvas tunics, fatigue blouses, and pull-over shirts; campaign hats; cork sun helmets and staw hats. Thre Puerto Rican servants are seated at far right. The tents of the officers are in the background. Sergeant John Laabs reclines in the front row center; right behind him standing in a white shirt is Captain U. G. Carl; in the back row far left (head visible) is Captain Henry Tyriver. All were men from Oshkosh.
Object ID P2004.6.19
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Laabs, John H.
Nemitz, Julius A.
Carl, Ulysses Grant
Sanders, George
Tyriver, Henry
Place Coamao, PR
Print size 9" x 12"
Subjects Male
Soldiers
2nd Wisconsin National Guard
Group Photographs
Camps
Tents
Officers
Spanish American War
Title Field & Staff, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard
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