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
Sunday, July 10th, 1898  Diary View

July 10/98 Sunday
the Weather is pretty but terrible Hot we had fresh Meat this day and some Hot Biscuit 4 a piece good Service in the Morning and Evening this day the Captain apointed me as acting comisary Sergeant charley Walker being sick and of duty we covered 244 Miles 5 men are of duty on account of Sickness

 

The weather is pretty but terribly hot. We had fresh meat today and some hot biscuits, four apiece. We had good services in the morning and evening. Today the Captain [Bierer] appointed me as acting Commissary Sergeant [since] Charlie Walker is sick and off duty. We covered 244 miles. Five men are off duty on account of sickness.
Soldiers mentioned
on this date:

BIERER, Daniel M.
WALKER, Charles O.

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