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Casual Detachment No. 1, 60th Regiment Engineers, Fort Benjamin Harrison, 1918

Description: Group portrait of soldiers of the 60th Regiment Engineers Casual Detachment No. 1 at Fort Benjamin Harrison in June, 1918. A note on the photograph states that there were 344 men in this detachment. Commander Lieutenant Marshal and Lieutenant Pollard are labeled. Fort Benjamin Harrison was established as a training center for the Indiana National Guard in June of 1904 in Lawrence Township, Marion County. During World War I, it became one of the largest Army training and mobilization sites in the country, hosting three large officer training camps which included a division that trained engineers.
Origin: 1918-06-01
Created By: W. A. Swift
Publisher: Digital image 2015 Indiana Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.
Collection: Panoramic Photograph Images
Copyright: This image may be printed or downloaded by individuals, schools or libraries for personal use, study, research or classroom teaching without permission. For other uses contact:
Geography: Indiana--Marion County--Indianapolis
Subjects: Group portraits
Military camps
Military education
Military officers
Military service
Military training
Military uniforms
World War, 1914-1918
Photography, Panoramic

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