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

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Nov 19 Saturday
It had raigned all Night and the Fight is high but the Morning and in fact the whole day it stayed clear 7 men are on Guard and the Company is going through their regular drills we have fresh Meat again in the afternoon we all turned out to see our fellow play Ball with a team of the Olympia Admiral Dewy was exspected but up until 4 Clock the hadnt showed up and all went home our patient at the different Hospital are doing
fine and all exspect to be with us again in a short time our Newspaper are full of different Rumors about the Volunters being relieved in a short time but the Boys are fooled to often and donít take any stock in Rumors any more our Regiment has 4 cases of Smal Pox we therefor where again vaxinated this makes it the third time sins our entlistment Wodard Johnson Collins and Murphie are on the Sick List
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