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, October 25th, 1898  Diary View

Oct 25/98 Tuesday
It has raigned steady all night I slept pretty good until 3 am when I had some more Attack of Cramps and rheumatic pains in my right Leg and Arm also suffer of diarrhea most of the day our Outpost come in at 8 pm all are soaking wet they all eat a hearty Breakfast and sleep until noon we have no drill all day every body is resting up and getting their Mail ready for the City of Para wich was sail a few days ago is going to leave in the Morning Cuite is discharged from Hospital Knotts Miller Conn and Herrington are on the sick list

 

It has rained all night. I slept pretty food until 3 a.m. when I had some more attack of cramps and rheumatic pains in my right leg and arm. I'm also suffering from diarrhea most of the day. Our outpost came in at 8 p.m. All are soaking wet. They all are a hearty breakfast and slept until noon. We had no drill. All day everybody is resting up and getting their mail ready for the [ship] City of Para which was to sail a few days ago but is going to leave in the morning. [Gilbert] Cuite is discharged from the hospital. [George] Knotts, [George] Miller, [George] Conn and [Charles] Herrington are on the sick list.
Soldiers mentioned
on this date:

CONN, George D.
CUITE, Gilbert
HERRINGTON, Charles E.
KNOTTS, George B.
MILLER, George W.

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