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 11th, 1898  Diary View

June 11/98
the Weather is very warm we have a 2 hours drill in the Fornon and in the afternon the whole Cap walked out to the CliffHouse to partake a good Saltwater Bath and see the Sights of the beautifull Shore we also have Riffle practice I made 38 out of 50 the 6th best shot However Dachuty made the best shot 42. during this practice Priv. Georg Coun was hit on the Head but not very seriously he was taken to the Regt. Hospital


The weather is very warm. We have two hours of drill in the forenoon. In the afternoon the whole company walked out to Cliff House to partake in a good saltwater bath and see the sights of the beautiful shore. We also have rifle practice. I made 38 out of 50, the sixth best shot; however, [Homer] Daugherty made the best shot with a 42. During this practice, Private George Conn was hit on the head, but not very seriously. He was taken to the regimental hospital.
Soldiers mentioned
on this date:

CONN, George D.

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