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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Aug 6/98 Saturday
It has raigned all Night and day and this is Inspection day evey mens Outfit was made complete again good many had lost there Canteen and some there Haversacks in previous Battles our Ration are poor and short the Captain buys this day a small Hag wich we butchered and ate in one Meal some more troops are landing and pitching their tents south of us the Camp exstends all readdy over a Mile long. Shanaberger Hagan Coyner and Turly are on the sick List
Aug 7/98 Sunday
This is a beautifull Sunday morning and not to warm Companies H.K.D & E are ordered to Outpost we had Service at Headquarters in the Morning and in the Afternon our Cooks where engaged to bake the first Buiscets wich where as hard as Bombshells but mighty nise to eat we didnt hear no firing all day everything remained quiet no one Sick but Sergt Hagan
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