Battery A on the Mexican Border

Description:

This book is an account of Battery A of the Rhode Island National Guard and its activation on June 24, 1916, its travel to the U.S.-Mexico border, its activities until it was mustered out on November 2, 1916. They were stationed at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, and also referred to their site as Camp Pershing. Includes a narrative description of their trip by train, their camp and training activities on the border. Also includes many reproductions of photographs of the troops and sites, cartoons, and a list of personnel.

Creator(s): Stiness, Henry R.W.
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1916  
Partner(s):
University of Texas at El Paso
Collection(s):
The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso
Usage:
Total Uses: 247
Past 30 days: 6
Yesterday: 1
Creator (Editor):
Stiness, Henry R.W.

Editor-in-chief

Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: [E.S. Jones sons]
Publisher Info: Printer information from colophon
Place of Publication: [Providence, R.I. ]
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1916
Coverage:
Place
United States - Rhode Island - Providence County - Providence
Place
United States - Texas - El Paso County - El Paso
Place
United States - Texas - El Paso County - Fort Bliss
Place
Mexico - Chihuahua - Ciudad Juárez
From June 24, 1916 to November 2, 1916
Description:

This book is an account of Battery A of the Rhode Island National Guard and its activation on June 24, 1916, its travel to the U.S.-Mexico border, its activities until it was mustered out on November 2, 1916. They were stationed at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, and also referred to their site as Camp Pershing. Includes a narrative description of their trip by train, their camp and training activities on the border. Also includes many reproductions of photographs of the troops and sites, cartoons, and a list of personnel.

Physical Description:

141 p. : ill. ; 32 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Rhode Island National Guard
Contributor(s):
  • Artist : Walton, Edward Created line drawings of military scenes used on end papers.
  • Cartoonist : Balchin, Charles E. Created humorous drawings used in the book.
  • Contributor : Walsh, R. J. Wrote poem included in book.
  • Contributor : Sturgis, Rush Wrote inspirational section of book.
  • Correspondent : Tugman, William M. Journalist from the Providence Journal who was assigned to cover the National Guard troops on the border. Excerpts from his dispatches and comments are quoted in the book.
Partner:
University of Texas at El Paso
Collection:
The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: Spec. Coll. Military F1234 .B286 1916
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth188054
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text