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
Monday, August 7th, 1899  Diary View

Monday Aug 7/99
We are enjoying Camp life here we have but verry little Duty to perform and can leave Camp at any time we are getting every thing readdy on August the 9th we comenced to get the Muster Out Rolls readdy I helped to worked at them 4 days on August 14 we had our Guns and other Asudlunels am attending regular Service at christian church and at the Camp and some good Operas the Health of the Boys is fine only a few Men are on the sick List None verry serious

 

We are enjoying camp life here. We have but very little duty to perform and can leave camp at any time. We are getting everything ready. On August 9th we commenced to get the muster out rolls ready. I helped to work on them for four days. On August 14th we handed in our guns and other ???. I am attending regular services at a Christian church and at the camp. Also attending some good opera. The health of the boys is fine. Only a few men are on the sick list, none very seriously.
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