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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Sept 17/98 Saturday
This is a pretty day and Co C was relieved at 8 am by Co D after eating Breakfas (consisting of Steak Break & Coffee we where ordered to remain about Quarters as the paymaster would pay us his Visit after Dinner we formed in line and marched to the Opera House all the Boys are happy and most of them go to town and have a good time and doe lots of shopping The Major says that this will be the last pay
we would receive on this Island indicating that We will probably goe home in a few Months Christopher Lewis Ewing Hannon Baird James and Curry Jno are on the sick List

Sept 18/98 Sunday
We had lots of Rain during the Night but the Morning was niece and clear the whole Co C is doing Guard duty for it takes every men not having time to attend Services any place in the afternon we recieved News
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