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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Wednesday DEC 28/98
This is a beautifull day Co D is on Outpost duty all papers have Rumors of expecting Trouble and the Comanders have Orders to keep all these in or near the Quarters in the Evening there is a fire in our Nayborhood and 2 Houses burned down we had fresh Meat this day Joe Johnson Milbert Johnson D Twist McMasters and 9 more wich are on light duty are on the Sick Book
Thursday DEC 29.98
This is a fine day but we have several light Showes we had drill in the Morning but on 9/c of our Regt playing Ball with South Dacota wich resulted in 11 to 6 in favor of Pa there was no drill in the Eveng 7 men are on Guard and 2 on Outpost we also recieved smokles Caduches in Exchange for the old all is well on the line the same Men remain on the sick List
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