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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November 2/98 Wednesday
This is a beautifull day the Night was niece and coole we had Baynet exercise in the Morning befor Breakfast at 10 Clock Co C lined up befor the Paymaster and received our Pay and every one receive Fourlough until Tabs in the afternoon we all attented the Base Ball Game between the 10th Regiment and Penna and North Dacota it was verry interesting in the Beginning but the Penna where too much for them Result 17 to 1 in favor of the 10th Pa. there where at least 4000 Soldier attending
this Game the Boys all had a good time Buisnes is rushing at present especially the Saloons and - - - - Houses but all got home in time but 2 wich got of with a good lecture from the Colonel. Herrington and Hustead remain on the Sick List.

November 3 Thursday
This is a beautifull morning we have regular Drills fresh Meat for Dinner and Souper the boys are still celebrating Pay day good many are getting Mail
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