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, June 16th, 1899  Diary View

June 16 Friday 99
We rested all day but send out our Guards at usual everything is verry quiet around Cavite the Gunboats are still bombarding in the Evening A C and C recieved Orders to march to Cavite San Fernando a distance of about 10 Miles we got there safely we stayed there all day but had no Engagement as soon the seen us coming the retreated good many escape in Boats up the Rivers we captured over 100 Rebels and send them

 

We rested all day but sent out our guards as usual. Everything is very quiet around Cavite. The gunboats are still bombarding in the evening. [Companies] A, B and C received orders to march to Cavite, San Fernando, a distance of about 10 miles. We got there safely. We stayed there all day but had no engagements. As soon as they saw us coming they retreated. A good many escaped in boats up the river. We captured over 100 rebels and sent them
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