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
Wednesday, August 3rd, 1898  Diary View

August 3/98 Wednesday
This is a lovely day the Sun is shining bright and hot all day and a good Breese is blowing all day we all take Advantage and wash our Clothing we all are exspected to go on Outpost again to morrow with one Battery of First Colorado the Astor Battery and the second Battalion of Nebraska to day the 23th and 14th Regt of Regulars are pitching tents right nesct to us southward Snyder who was shot throug the breast dies to day and is laid to rest with the others in the church Yard this evening the Native inform us that we must bury our deaths elsewhere I exspect we will have to remove our death Comrades and select and estalich a Cemetary for our own use exclusive this has being a nice day all day Christopher Shaneberger and Turly are on the Sick List

 

This is a lovely day. The sun is shining brightly and it is hot all day and a good breeze is blowing. ALl day we all take advantage of wash our clothing. We all are expected to fo on outpost again tomorrow with one battery of the First Colerado, the Astor Battery and the Second Battalion of the Nebraska/ Today, the 23rd and 14th Regiments of the Regulars are pitching tents right next to us southward. Snyder who was shot through the breast died today and is laid to rest with the others in the chruch yard. This evening the natives informed us that we must bury out dead elsewhere. I expect we will have to remove our dead comrades and select and establish a cemetery for our own exclusive use. This has een a nice day all day. [Frank] Christopher, [Frank] Shanaberger and [John] Turley are on the sick list.
Soldiers mentioned
on this date:

CHRISTOPHER, Frank G.
SHANABENGER, Frank w.
TURLEY, John H.

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