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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of Rumors in Regards of disposing of the Philipine Island the straight is that the Insurgent establich a independent Government and the protection of the US and England all of us hope that it may be true as we goe to bed to wind is blowing terrible and the Rain is comming down in Torents Knotts Miller G. Conn McMaster and JH. Asendorf are on the Sick List.

Oct 25/98 Tuesday
It has raigned steady all night I slept pretty good until 3 am when I had some more Attack
of Cramps and rheumatic pains in my right Leg and Arm also suffer of diarrhea most of the day our Outpost come in at 8 pm all are soaking wet they all eat a hearty Breakfast and sleep until noon we have no drill all day every body is resting up and getting their Mail ready for the City of Para wich was sail a few days ago is going to leave in the Morning Cuite is discharged from Hospital Knotts Miller Conn and Herrington are on the sick list
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