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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Monday Jan 16/99
This has been a beautifull day the Company is going through regular Routine of duty we have 7 men on Guard on 15 on Outpost our Outpost reports every think quiet on the line but the Mud is getting Knee deep on account of the hard Rains Rumors are afloat that our Men at Iloilo captured a german Gunboat while atempting to land some Gatlin guns and Ammunition ashore for the Insurgent everything remains quiet the same 9 men stay on the sick List
Tuesday Jan 17 99
We have fair Weather right along the Company is going through regular Routine of duty 7 men are on Guard and 10 men on Outpost every thing passed of rather quietly this day but the Germans acording to the "Amerikan" are in simpathy with the Insurgent and it is claimed are furniching Arms Ammunition and Mony to them this of course raises more Excitment the paper claiming it to be true but the Germans seem to be ignorent about it
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