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, August 9th, 1898  Diary View

August 9/98 Tuesday
It is still raignen and Comp D K A & C leave Camp at 8 am for Outpost duty. Co C was left at the Cross Road south Orders to fortify a Building across the Street for Hospital purpose Companies K A & D where left on the road in a smal town called Passio again I was posted at Outpost No 1 right on the Beach Company C was distributed on different Post along the Line but everythink was quiet with ocasinally shots fired at the Outpost but no one was hit it never stopped Rain Miller Geo and Fos Rob are on the Sick List

 

It is still raining and Companies D, K, A and C leave camp at 8:00 a.m. for outpost duty. Company C was left at the crossroad south. Order to fortify a building across the street for hospital purposes. Companies K, A and D were left on the road in a small town called Passio. Again I was posted at Outpost No. 1 right on the beach. Company C was distributed on different posts along the line but everything was quiet with the exception of an occasional shot fired at the outpost. No one was hit. It never stopped raining. [George] Miller and [Robert] Fox are on the sick list.
Soldiers mentioned
on this date:

FOX, Robert L.
MILLER, George R.

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