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
Tuesday, July 5th, 1898  Diary View

July 5th/98 Tuesday
heavy Rains in the morning but clear in the afternoon and Evening at about 10 clock we all stopped to witness the Funeral from the china in the afternoon the Colonel read to us the Artikle of War and in conclusion Mayor Neff (Doktor) gave us all a good Advicce in Regard of our Health and other bad Habits. distance make 230 Miles


Heavy rains in the morning but clear in the afternoon and evening. At about 10 o'clock we all stopped to witness a funeral on the China. In the afternoon, Colonel [Hawkins] read to us the Articles of War. In conclusion, Major Neff (a doctor) gave us some good advice in regards to our health and other bad habits. Distance made: 230 miles.
Soldiers mentioned
on this date:

HAWKINS, Alexander L.
NEFF, George W.

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