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
Thursday, August 11th, 1898  Diary View

August 11/98 Thursday
It still raigns as usual and our dog tents give us as little Shelter as ever There is a "Grabe Vein" Rumor that Dewy is going to bombard Manila to morrow and we are getting our Ration in readines it still raigned as I try to goe to Sleep I hear no firing at all my Messmate Thomes Jone is sicj all Night but never the lest he will try and have Breakfast on the nesct Morning on time we exspect to goe on Outpost in the Morning Christopher Shanaberger Riffle and W E Collins are on the Sick List

 

It is still raining as usual and our dog tents give us little shelter. As always there is a "grapevine" rumor that Dewey is going to bombard Manila tomorrow and we are getting our rations ready. It is still raining as I try to go to sleep. I hear no firing at all. My messmate, Thomas Jones, is sick all night but never the less he will try and have breakfast in the morning. On time we expect to go on outpost in the morning. [Frank] Christopher, [Frank] Shanaberger, [Arthur] Riffle and [Walter] E. Collins are on the sick list.
Soldiers mentioned
on this date:

CHRISTOPHER, Frank G.
COLLINS, Walter E.
JONES, Thomas
RIFFLE, Arthur C.
SHANABENGER, Frank w.

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