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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June 21/98 Tuesday
Weather is pretty and the Sea is very calm we all had a good Shower baths at about 1030 am we stopped and witnessed a Funeral on Board the Senator everybody on Board is well we made 264 Miles this day.

June 22/98 Wednesday
Weather cloudy and have light Showers all day Captain D Bierer is Officer of the day Booth the Mascot broke his Arm we made 257 Miles
June 23/98 Thursday
Weather is pretty but verry hot all men are well on Board at about 6 o clock in the Evening we sighted Land and about 9 clock we where soon meet by the Pilot after a good bit of churning on both Sides we where safely drifting in to the pier at 10 clock it being late nobody was allowed to leave. I was on Guard and the second men to get a shore we had made up until 12 am 263 and the rest of time 102 Miles
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