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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it is rumored to day that we are to be transferred to the first Brigade therby constituting a change of duty but the Colonel objects to this as all are satisfied with the present Quarters Hustead christopher Lewis Burke Hannon Max and Collins C.D. are on the Sick List.

Sept 5/98 Monday
This is another fine "hot" day our Captain visited our Men at the Hospital and reports Jno Baird verry sick and Fox allmost
impossible to live and the Doctor blame it on the Regimental Doctor and say it was Neclect that the made no examination and was simply thretan for Cramps wich ailment he did not have. the Captain had told them that Fox was struck in the Stomach the Night of 31 with a Stone or some heavy dirt from the Breastwork wich was enough I think to start inflamation but like any other sickness they filled him up on Pills" Hustead christopher Lewis Hannon Collins C and Johnson J.P are sick
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