THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR
Company K, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard

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Collection Marshall Downs
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Description Gelatin print mounted on gray colored card stock of Company K, 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 Company K, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard. The men are posed kneeling and standing in a semi-cicle, most are holding pieces of hard tack crackers. One soldier holds a sign reading "Sow Belly/Hard Tack". The tents of their company street are in the background. Taken at Camp Thomas, Chicamauga Park, Georgia prior to July 1898.
Marshal H. Downs was a member of Company K, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard during the Spanish American War. Company K was from Beaver Dam, WI.
Object ID P1937.3
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Downs, Marshal H.
Place Camp Thomas, GA
Print size 5.5" x 8.5"
Subjects Group photographs
Male
Soldiers
2nd Wisconsin National Guard
Camps
Tents
Spanish American War
Title Company K, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard
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