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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March 1 Wednesday 99
The Night has been quiet every where at 7 o Clock a Guard of seven on Horses where send to Manila to escort the Paymaster out and at 9 am the first Co lined up for pay and where all paid in the Trenches six men fron each Company recieve a Fourlough daily now to come to City our Mail leave at noon the rest of the day was quiet except the Utah Wavy who sighted 2 Rebel Gunboat sunk them both and every men on Board of them
March 2 Thursday 99
The Night and day has been pretty and every thing is quiet every where there is hardly a Shot fired but Dewys Cannon are heard in the far distance Buisnes wich has allmost been at a stillstand is resuming again we have at the Hospital Lt Howar (Fever) McMaster (Light Fever) H. Daugherty (Rupture) Carl Debold (wounded) Jourg Rockwell wounded G Cuty wounded in the Quarter we 5 men sick but all are doing Guard duty
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