May 25th, 1898. The first Phillipine Expedition consisting of the 1st California Volunteers and the 2nd Oregon Volunteers
left on the transports City of Pekin, City of Sydney and Australia. Gen. T. M. Anderson commanding. 1st California Vols. marching
down Golden Gate Av. to embark on the City of Pekin, May 23rd.
The Colon starting off.