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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all night along we could hear the shooting on the line some even reached our Camp and it is reported that one of the Colerado Boys was Killed and a few wounded it seems that the Enemy only cares to fight at Night much to our disgust for we all like to get a chance at them in broad day light 5 men are on the sick List Beatty Christopher Landis Jno Barnes and Sergt Martin it still raignen August 3/98 Wednesday
This is a lovely day the Sun is shining bright and hot all day and a good Breese is blowing all day we all take Advantage and wash our Clothing we all are exspected to go on Outpost again to morrow with one Battery of First Colorado the Astor Battery and the second Battalion of Nebraska to day the 23th and 14th Regt of Regulars are pitching tents right nesct to us southward Snyder who was shot throug the breast dies to day and is laid to rest
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