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 Water off we recievd Word that Frank Brain was verry low and could not live much longer Read Murphie is doing well on the Sick List remain 10 men while Bugel blows "Taps" the Rain is coming down in torrents and will make it miserable for the Boys on Outpost

Sunday Jan 15/99
It has raigned all Night and most of the For noon but it cleared of nicely this being Sunday their is no drill
and thoose not on duty have all day to rest 7 men are on Guard and 15 on Outpost Services are held in the Fornon and Evening at the Regimental Quarters I worked in the Morning and attended Services at the Jurilo Theater in the Evening where we heard that Frank Brain had died at 130 pm and was burried a few hours later without any Ceromony on account of the disease he died with every think is quiet all over the City not withstanding yesterday Reports there are 9 men on the sick Book
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