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Camp Churchman photograph

Camp Churchman photograph

Descriptive Summary

Title: Camp Churchman photograph
Creator: Camp Churchman (Albany, GA)
Inclusive Dates: 1899 February 12
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 oversize_folders (1 mounted photograph)
Collection Number: ms3975
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Camp Churchman was a miltary training camp set up Albany, Georgia in 1898 during the Spanish-American War, which was nearing its end. It was among several camps in the south that were set up for winter quartering for stateside troops. The First Territorial Regiment of the United States Volunteers was moved from Fort Hamilton in Lexington, Kentucky to Albany, and the camp was shut down shortly after in February of 1899. The photograph is signed "Hudson Phot."

Scope and Content

This collections contains one photograph (10 3/4"x13 1/2") that is inscribed "Staff and Line Officers 1st Ter. Reg., U.S.V. Camp Churchman Albany Ga. Feb 12- 1899" and "Hudson Phot."

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Camp Churchman photograph, ms3975, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Albany (Ga.)
Military training camps -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1photograph, 1899 February 12