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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and Wm Louis and Sergt Ashcraft of Co C Georg Taylor and A.B. Young of Co H and John Baer of Co. E. and A Powell and Sergt Pennaly of Co I. where wounded and a Hour later Priv Ambrose of I. Co. was Killed while on Outpost this day we had nothing but Hardtack and Salmon and Hardly Water anough to rench it down with the Wagontrain is now several Miles behind on account of the Bridges across the River being all burned down and Horses Buffulos have to be swimed across and the Wagon we have to put on a Raft made out of Bamboo and pull them across with a Rope

March 30/99 Thursday
The Weather is claudy and we didnt start on the March until 11 am as we didnt get our Rations until then we marched through a Heavy Rain good many have nothing on but Undershirt and brown pants having throwed away most of the blue Shirts and blouses and woolen Blankets
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