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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during the day and Buisnes up town is booming 2 Battalion of the Nebraska leave during the Night on a Steamer with 24 hours sealed Orders many Rumors are afloat about Hoila we have Fresh Meat and I doe Frank Brains work besides my own now I am excempt from all duty from my Company but still mess with them there is one Addition to our sick List we have a good Shower just befor taps and goe to bed with the same Orders as the previous Night Tuesday Jan 3 1899
It has raigned the biggest part of the morning but at about Noon the Skie is clear we have 7 on Guard and 3 on Outpost at 10 o Clock we lined up in Dress Uniform and marched to Headquarters where we recieved 2 Months Pay of course everybody is as happy as a Bird and all have a good time until 4 pm this time was fixed for Regimental Dress Parade on the Lunette I didnt take part in it but seen them march up Escolta all enrorite the March our Boys
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