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, September 24th, 1898  Diary View

Sept 24/98 Friday
this Morning it is nice and clear but in the afternon we had heavy Showers Co C went out on Outpost to relieve Co B. of the first Bat. This duty has become a pleasure to the Boys as the have nothing to doe for there are only 2 Post and the spent the time lounging around and listening to the "tick" of the Telegraph Instrument after dark the Native could be seen prouling around in the Rice field with Search light looking for something Christopher Hanon Baird Kennedy Curry J M Sparks Conn + Miller G.W. are on the Sick List


This morning it is nice and clear but in the afternoon we had heavy showers. Company C went out on outpost to relieve Company B of the First Battalion. This duty has become a pleasure to the boys as they have nothing to do for there are only two posts and they spend time lounging around and listening to the tick of the telegraph instrument. After dark, the natives could be seen prowling around in the rice field with searchlights looking for something. [Frank] Christopher, [Max] Hannan, [James] Baird, [William] Kennedy, [John] Curry, [Ray] Sparks, [George] Conn and [George W.] Miller are on the sick list.
Soldiers mentioned
on this date:

BAIRD, James F.
CONN, George D.
CURRY, John M.
KENNEDY, William H.
MILLER, George W.

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