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, October 1st, 1898  Diary View

Oct 1/98 Saturday
the Weather is hot to day at 10 o clock the Thermometer reaches the 109 F Mark in the Shade we have another change in Guard duty the first Bat will probably get its share of Outpost and Guard duty now up until this time we have done more guard duty than any other Bat in the City but get no Credit for it should have had this change long ago we all recieve a Mosquito net to day wich are needed badly Christopher Baird Hanan Kennedy Miller Twist Daugherty Curry Jno and Sparks are on the Sick List


The weather is hot today. At 10 o'clock the thermometer reaches the 109 F mark in the shade. We have another change in guard duty. The First Battalion will probably get its share of outpost and guard duty now. Up until this time we have done more guard duty than any other battalion in the city but get no credit for it. We should have had this change long ago. We all receive mosquito netting today which we needed badly. [Frank] Christopher, [James] Baird, [Max] Hannan, [William] Kennedy, [George W.] Miller, [David] Twist, [Homer] Daugherty, John Curry and Ray Sparks are on the sick list.
Soldiers mentioned
on this date:

BAIRD, James F.
CURRY, John M.
KENNEDY, William H.
MILLER, George W.
TWIST, David

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