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, August 5th, 1899  Diary View

Saturday Aug 5/99
The Weather is lovely we have no drill of any Kind only Guard duty I was on Guard all day and didnt attend the Funeral of our Colonel wich took place at 2 p.m. in Masonic Temple the Funeral was large and was by some 3000 Soldier and about 1000 Mason in Parade it was send to his late Home acompanied by chaplan Hunter and also by H Co wich escorted the Remains across the Bay to Oakland


The weather is lovely. We have no drill of any kind, only guard duty. I was on guard duty all day and didn't attend the funeral of our colonel which took place at 2 p.m. in the Masonic Temple. The funeral was large and was attended by some 3,000 soldiers and about 1,000 Masons in parade. It was sent to his late home accompanied by Chaplain Hunter and also by H Company escorted the remains across the bay to Oakland.
Soldiers mentioned
on this date:

HUNTER, Joseph L.

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