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, July 30th, 1898  Diary View

July 30/98 Saturday
It has raigned all night and day steady and we are unable to Keep dry in our miserable "dog tent" but the most of us have either build Bunks or bought one all are about from 1 to 2 Feet above the Ground but during the Night my tent blow down several times this day we had to go hungry all day our Ration are very short only 2 Hardtacks and Coffee for Dinner and Ries without even Suger for Dinner and again 2 Hardtacks and Coffee for Supper thenk God I am again ones more like myself


It has rained all night and day steadily and we are unable to keep dry in our miserable dog tents. But, most of us either have build bunks or bought one. All are about one to two feet above the ground but during the night my tent blew down several times. This day we had to go hungry. ALl day our rations are very short, only two hardtacks and coffee for dinner and rice without even sugar for dinner and again two hardtacks and coffee for supper. Thank God I am again once more like myself.
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