John Henry Asendorf in uniform The War Diary of John Henry Asendorf
The Story of a Pennsylvania Volunteer during the Spanish-American War in the Philippines and the Philippine American War
Tuesday, May 24th, 1898  Diary View

May 24
this Weather is fine and clear we are still going trough deserts but at 3 pm we got into the Haate of Calif the people cheered us all along the Route and at every Station we stopped people gave us Coffee Cake Sandwiches and Oranges cheeres and Flowers in Abundence we arived in Oakland at Midnight we layed there until Morning and then started across to San Francisco where we arived about 8 o clock


The weather is fine and clear. We are still going through deserts but at 3 p.m. we got into the heart of California. People cheered us all along the route and at every station we stopped and people gave us coffee cakes, sandwiches and oranges, cheers and flowers in abundance. We arrived in Oakland at midnight. We layed there until morning and then started across to San Francisco where we arrived at about 8:00 a.m.
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