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, May 11th, 1899  Diary View

May 11/99 Thursday
It has raigned heavy all Night good many prisoners ar dying almost 2 or 3 every day the are all buried in the old Trenches at Santa Roocky without Coffin I goe on Guard at 5 pm. in the Evening we recieved Mail I got 2 letter and a Box of Candy

 

It has rained heavy all night. A good many prisoners are dying, almost two or three every day. They are all buried in the old trenches at Santa Rooki without a coffin. I go on guard duty at 5 p.m. In the evening we received mail, I got two letters and a box of candy.
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