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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we had 3 Niggers run down one made good his Escape while we riddelt the other 2with Bullits to a finich

(Sergt Sharp of Co K wounded)

March 29/99 Wednesday
The Weather is fine but hot 10 Penn is on firing line comenced to advance on the Enemy at 7 am the Arttelry drove the Enemy from their position several of them where Killed and some wounded Co C was now on the left nesct to the R R. and Kept right on advancing but after a half Hours march we encountered
a large Force of the Enemy wich where entrenched the put up a stubborn fight but we soon drove them from position Downs of Co C Cunningham and Corp Christofeels of Co D Rosucker G West and Usurkic of Co E where wounded the Enemy losses where heavy after taking their position we went right until 530 pm when we again encountered a large Force of the Enemy but soon drove them off in this fight Jerriwine of Co C and Stevens of Co I where Killed
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