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 23/99 Friday
while everything is at Cavite much fighting is done across the Bay all along the line we can hear them from Morning until Night good many are visiting Manila for the last time the Nebraska went abord the Hancock to day the Senator is also comming to put provision aboard we recieved a smal Mail also the Boys are celebrating to a finnich a few of them landed in the Guard House
June 24/99 Saturday
it has raigned heavy all Night but the day is fine we turned in all the Krag Jorgeson Rifle and Ammunition and got back our old Springfields the Clerks are buisy balancing up their accounts we have 14 men on Guard in Cavite and 11 on at Santa Roukin in the Evening we have more Showers wich continue all Night 14 men are on the Sick List and 4 are yet in Hospital in general the Health of the men is good
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