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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June 11/99 Sunday
This is a beautifull Sunday everything is quiet in Cavite each Company has 24 men on Guard and Patrol 10 of our Cos men are still doing Guard Duty at Santa Ruckie Sicknes is on a decrease our Wounded all have been discharged from the Hospital Captain Biere went to Coricodor Island yesterday to visit the Major (Bierer) from 5 to 6 Gunboats are bombarding Towns along the Bay there is much fighting down on the South line results are not Knowing yet but Heavy losses are exspected on both Sides
June 12/99 Monday
The day has been lovely Report are out that hard Battles are fought on the South line Insurgents are loosing heavy 24 Amerikans where Killed and 60 wounded. the Gunboats in the Bay are buisy bombarding the Towns and Trenches along the Bay

It has been a lovely day all day and from our Back porch we can see our Troops advancing right along A and B has Orders to reinforce them at the couse roads at 2 p.m. 14th
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