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
Saturday, June 17th, 1899  Diary View

June 17 Saturday 99
to Cavite at 6 pm we recieved Orders to return to Quarters the March across the Couse way wich is 3 1/2 Mile long is a March not easy to be forgotten besides these we had 6 more Miles to travel good many had to drop out and a Ambulance piked them up some where send back on the Boat I was like the rest much tired out when we arrived at 830 pm in our Quarters where we had a little Lunch and then went to Bed I was really even too tired to sleep having much pain pain

 

to Cavite. At 6 p.m. we received orders to return to quarters. The march across the couse which is 3 1/2 miles long is a march not easily forgotten. Besides these we had 6 more miles to travel. Good many had to drop out and an ambulance picked them up. Some were sent back on the boat. I was like the rest, very tired our when we arrived at 8:30 p.m. to our quarters where we had a little lunch then went to bed. I was really even too tired to sleep having much pain.
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