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
Wednesday, March 1st, 1899  Diary View

March 1 Wednesday 99
The Night has been quiet every where at 7 o Clock a Guard of seven on Horses where send to Manila to escort the Paymaster out and at 9 am the first Co lined up for pay and where all paid in the Trenches six men fron each Company recieve a Fourlough daily now to come to City our Mail leave at noon the rest of the day was quiet except the Utah Wavy who sighted 2 Rebel Gunboat sunk them both and every men on Board of them


The night has been quiet everywhere. At 7 o'clock a guard of seven on horses were sent to Manila to escort the Paymaster out. At 9 a.m. the first company lined up for pay and were all paid in the trenches. Six men from each company recieve forlough daily now to go to the City. Our mail left at noon. The rest of the day was quiet except the Utah Battery who sighted two rebel gunboats and sunk them both along with every man on board.
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