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
Friday, October 28th, 1898  Diary View

Oct 28/98 Friday
It has raigned all Night but the Morning is clear and verry hot until 3 o lock pm we had a Sun shower we had 15 Guards out to day in the Evening we had Bat dressparade I also had my Aplication returned to me wich had being disaproved much to my disapointment for wich at least to my Belief I blame the Captain for it wich I frankly told him (will not write Reasons) we also took a Vote to buy Ice every day I voted against it for I think it will injure us more than doe us good but it passed by Majority Knotts Conn and Herrington remain on the sick List

 

It has rained all night but the morning is clear and very hot until 3 o'clock when we had a sun shower. We had fifteen guards out today. In the evening, we had battalion dress parade. I also had my application returned to me which was disapproved mush to my disappointment. At least to my belief, I blame the Captain for it which I frankly told him (will not write the reasons). We also took a vote to buy ice every day. I voted against it for I think it will injure us more than do us good. But, it passed by a majority. [George] Knotts, [George] Conn and [Charles] Herrington were on the sick list.
Soldiers mentioned
on this date:

CONN, George D.
HERRINGTON, Charles E.
KNOTTS, George B.

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