February 1, 2018

C. Rodman Jones, American Soldier Assigned to Batangas in 1902

Lt. C. Rodman Jones atop his horse, Batangas 1902.
Lt. C. Rodman Jones atop his horse, Batangas 1902.
The photographs contained in this post are taken from the public domain book “In Memoriam C. Rodman Jones,” by Charles Henry Jone and published in 1909 in Philadelphia. Charles Rodman Jones was a Philadelphia-born American soldier who was assigned to the Philippines during the Philippine-American War. Among others, he was stationed at Nasugbu, Balayan, Taal in the province of Batangas. He was a Lieutenant serving under Company H of the 28th Infantry Regiment of the United States Volunteers.

The top picture shows Jones in full uniform atop his horse. The picture was originally captioned “Lieutenant C. Rodman Jones, First Cavalry U.S.A. at Batangas, July, 1902.”

In the picture below, Jones is shown writing either a letter or a report whilst at his quarters. The picture was originally captioned “Lieutenant C. Rodman Jones in his quarters at Batangas, May 1902.”
Lt. C. Rodman Jones in his quarters in Batangas 1902.
Lt. C. Rodman Jones in his quarters in Batangas 1902.
Both pictures have been processed using graphic software to improve quality and then colorized courtesy of Algorithmia.



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