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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Friday Jan 13/99
This is another beautifull day we passed the Night quietly our Outpost came in at 8 am and reported every quiet we now have our line drawn only 80 Yards distants from the Filipino we have 8 on Guard and 10 on Outpost and 4 on Patrol the papers to day are full of Rumor a Corespondent from Iloilo reports it in a critical Condition the Filipinos who have now Control of the whole Island and have 15000 armed Men refuse the Amerikan to
land our people are awaiting reinforsment our Mail left at noon in the afternoon one of our Men from Co H was shot in the Foot but he promptly shot and Killed the Philipinio on Outpost of course this causes more Ecitment and again our Outpost is increased and every men is Kept still in Quarters at 4 o Clock we had the Report that Frank Brain had died at 2 pm and was buried right after we all mourn his lost 10 are on Sick Book.
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