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SAW Stereoview of a typical camp scene c. 1898

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    Posted 9 years ago

    scottvez
    (906 items)

    This is part of my extensive collection of Spanish American War (SAW) era stereoviews.

    This particular view is by Griffith and depicts a typical camp scene of letter writers.

    I believe the scene is from Camp Chickamauga, GA.

    The younger soldier using the drum head to support his letter writing. He is wearing a five button shell jacket, wool pants and a wool kepi. The kepi has the earlier hunting horn Infantry insignia that was replaced with crossed rifles in 1874. The older man sports an era campaign hat, wool pants and a colorful woven sweater.

    The wool uniforms of both men were not comfortable in theater and were often replaced with cotton uniforms.

    Thanks for looking,

    Scott

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    Comments

    1. scottvez scottvez, 9 years ago
      Thanks for looking bones, official, hunter, wolcott and bratjdd!

      Scott
    2. jlennongrrl jlennongrrl, 9 years ago
      Wow, I really love this one, calls to me! =)
    3. scottvez scottvez, 9 years ago
      Thanks-- I like the tinting even though the green tree trunks are excessive!

      Scott
    4. scottvez scottvez, 9 years ago
      Thanks for looking vetraio and bellin.

      Scott
    5. scottvez scottvez, 9 years ago
      Thanks for looking tom.

      Scott
    6. tlmbaran tlmbaran, 9 years ago
      THIS ONE IS GREAT!
    7. scottvez scottvez, 9 years ago
      Thanks for looking tlmbaran.

      Scott

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