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 16 Friday 99
We rested all day but send out our Guards at usual everything is verry quiet around Cavite the Gunboats are still bombarding in the Evening A C and C recieved Orders to march to Cavite San Fernando a distance of about 10 Miles we got there safely we stayed there all day but had no Engagement as soon the seen us coming the retreated good many escape in Boats up the Rivers we captured over 100 Rebels and send them
June 17 Saturday 99
to Cavite at 6 pm we recieved Orders to return to Quarters the March across the Couse way wich is 3 1/2 Mile long is a March not easy to be forgotten besides these we had 6 more Miles to travel good many had to drop out and a Ambulance piked them up some where send back on the Boat I was like the rest much tired out when we arrived at 830 pm in our Quarters where we had a little Lunch and then went to Bed I was really even too tired to sleep having much pain pain
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