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 15th, 1898  Diary View

Oct 15/98 Saturday
It is still raignen all day and it is quiet chilly Co C is doing Guard duty at the prisons the Bay is overcrauded with Ships and the Water is so rough that we could not get the Meat of the Boat today we have a new blue Blouse and Leggins issued and some Campagn Hats we have 3 amerikan Newspaper printed now "the Amerikan Soldier" about 5 weeks old "the Manila Times" 2 weeks old and the "Freedom" just out for the first time Twist Knotts Miller Daugherty Johnson and Georg Conn and McMaster are on the sick List


It is still raining all day and it is quite chilly. Company C is doing guard duty at the prisons. The bay is overcrowded with ships and the water is so rough that we could not get the meat off the boat. Today we have a new blue blouse and leggings issued and some campaign hats. We have three American newspapers printed now: "The American Soldier," about five weeks old; "The Manila Times," two weeks old; and the "Freedom," just out for the first time. [David] Twist, [George] Knotts, [George] Miller, [Homer] Daugherty, [Milbert] Johnson and George Conn are on the sick list.
Soldiers mentioned
on this date:

CONN, George D.
JOHNSON, Milbert
KNOTTS, George B.
MILLER, George W.
TWIST, David

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