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, November 2nd, 1898  Diary View

November 2/98 Wednesday
This is a beautifull day the Night was niece and coole we had Baynet exercise in the Morning befor Breakfast at 10 Clock Co C lined up befor the Paymaster and received our Pay and every one receive Fourlough until Tabs in the afternoon we all attented the Base Ball Game between the 10th Regiment and Penna and North Dacota it was verry interesting in the Beginning but the Penna where too much for them Result 17 to 1 in favor of the 10th Pa. there where at least 4000 Soldier attending this Game the Boys all had a good time Buisnes is rushing at present especially the Saloons and - - - - Houses but all got home in time but 2 wich got of with a good lecture from the Colonel. Herrington and Hustead remain on the Sick List.

 

November 2, 1898 Wednesday
This is a beautiful day. The night was nice and cool. We had bayonet exercise in the morning before breakfast. At 10:00, Company C lined up before the paymaster and received our pay and everyone received furlough until Taps in the afternoon. We all attended the baseball game between the Penna 10th Regiment and North Dakota. It was very interesting in the beginning, but the Penna were too much for them. Result 17 to 1 in favor of the 10th Pa. There were at least 4000 soldiers attending. This game the boys all had a good time. Business is rushing at present, especially in the saloons and [prostitution] houses; but, all got home in time except two who got off with a good lecture from the Colonel. Herrington and Hustead remain on the sick list.
Soldiers mentioned
on this date:

HAWKINS, Alexander L.
HERRINGTON, Charles E.
HUSTEAD, Frank H.

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