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 Mail leaves in the Morning every thing is quiet on the line but the Rain is coming down in torents at Taps 10 o Clock

March 17/99 Friday
This being Patricks day several Irish Flag where raised beneath the Stars and Stripes all along the trenches it is raignen heavy at 2 pm the Insurgents made a Attack on our right Flang but where easy repulsed with heavy losses Lt Thompson Co E was wounded in Thigh an Sergt McCanch C Co was hit
in the left Arm (Mauser Bullet) and the Colonels Revolver was hit at 4 pm quietnes is restored and no more shots where fired towards Evening the Weather is clear and we spent a nice Night in Trenches

March 18/99 Saturday
The Weather is clear everything is quiet along the line the Mail arived via Hong Kong recieved 3 letters and lots of papers also a box of Candy Queen Regent of Spain signed the Treaty we had fresh Beef and fresh Bread to day
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