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

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Aug 23/98 Tuesday
Again it is verry hot all day we have drilling this morning wich gives us more then we can really stand in the afternon Joe Richway and Milbert Johnson we went back to the old Battlefield and take a look at the ground occupied by both Armies so as to obtain a better Information as the position both lines run really paralel to each other at a distance of almost 800 Yards with Outpost between them These Outpost are fortified
position som 300 Yards advance of either side these position where maintained until the Surender of the City. Joe Richway took several Snap shots of our post wich he intents to get enlarged on our Return Home. Fox Hustead Collins Debold Brain Kennedy and Jno Baird are on the sick List but Jno Baird was taken to the Brigade Hospital
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