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 Night the Enemy made a Attack on Outpost but was repulsed Morrison Barkley and a fellow by the Name "Mickie" of Co. I. where seriously wounded

March 28/99 Tuesday
Penn are on Firing line but only advance a short distance into a smal Town the Weather was verry hot and good many where overcome by the Heat four of us on the Wagon train went out searching for Weapons after searching 7 or 8 Shacks I went into one lovely
Shack hidden in a Orchard of Bananas all by myself and unarmed thinking it was deserted but on entering the Front Room a midle aged Woman with a long Mashette jumped at me vigorous unexspected I stepped back a few Steps grabed hold of a Heavy chair and felled her to the Flor where she laid unconsiously I their disarmed her and exspect to Keep this Knife for a Relick on leaving the place a few Bullits passed me but soon my Comrades came and in 10 Minutes
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