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 have 7 men on Guard and 4 on Outpost their was some firing done on the Line but no Results the Filipinos are threaten to make a Rush on the Outpost and City but we are taking it coole we goe through drills Morning and Evening we have another Isue of Clothing and are all pretty well fixed the sick Rolls is about the same

Wednesday Jan 11/99
Wether is fine and couldnt be better we have 7 men
on Guard and 3 on Outpost one Guard on Outpost of the South Dacoto Regt was attacked by a Filipino with a Skelalter and recieved 2 bad Wounds in the Head but he promptly knoked him down with his Gun and put 2 Bulets through him another Filipino run up to assist his fellow Soldier but he also was shot down but not Killed this happen at 5 a.m. in the afternoon at 2 p.m. ther was great excitment on Essolto one of the Patrol attempted to arrest a Filipino for a misdemenor
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