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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the Breast work just as soon began to get dark the Enemy and Insurgent Kept the firing up continuous but all bullets passed way over our heads showing that the Spaniards where aiming entirely to high but this made it verry unpleasant for us more so of the Outpost who where allways in great danger during all this time the Rain just poored down all the time Everyone of us was drenched to the Skin in the Morning we where relieved by the Idaho boys. christopher and Shanaberger remain on the sick List August 5/98 Friday
It still raigned as we arived in Camp at 10 am we where all tired and needed Rest badly we didnt even have even sufficient Food to satisfy our Hunger our tents where partly blown down again we heard a Report that the Montaray had come in and we all are anxious to march onto Manila in the Evening the Insugent are marching pass our Camp about 1000 men strong and about Midnight we hear the Cracks of Cannons & Riffle shot Georg Miller Christopher & Shanaberger are on the Sick List
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