5th Massachusetts Infantry on Parade | History of SC Slide Collection

Recruits for the army that was raised to fight the Spanish-American War, begun in 1898 when the battleship "Maine" exploded in a Cuban harbor, were trained at Camp Wetherill near Greenville. This Army Signal Corps photograph shows the 5th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry on parade.

Courtesy of the Greenville County Historical Society.

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