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 14/99 Wednesday
Weather is fine A and B didn't leave fifteen Men are on Guard and 10 are guarding at the Prison Hospital at Santa Roukie we drill one Hour in the Morning and have dress parade every other Night it has beein lightning and thundering all day and in the Evening we have one of the heaviest Showers ever we witnessed here and we all took a good Bath on the Back porch we recieved some Mail also I recieved one letter from Home the first one in about a Month
June 15/99 Thursday
The day is awfull hot & B Co was ordered out at 230 am an taken with them 100 Rounds of Amunition and 24 hours Ration to reinforce Lawtons Brigade across the Bay at or near the couse Roads at 12 noon we recieve (Co C) Orders to march to the Corse Roads wich conect Santa Rocku with Luzon on the South line we layed there until Night and went back to our Barracks at Cavite the distance being 5 miles indeed it was a terrible March good many gave out from the Heat
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