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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Thursday June 29/99
It has raigned all Night heavy but the Morning was clear and we started to load our chests on Cascos at 4 pm we had them all on the Ship and also C, H, I and E Co went aboard the rest where left at Cavite to wait until the arival of the Montanas the Senator is not a large Boat but much more Convient then the Zealandia our sleeping Quarters are better and have mor Room below but less Deck Room
Friday June 30/99
we all slept well on Board and for the the first time for many Night didnt have to fight Mosquitos the rest of our Regiment where relieved in the afternoon by Montana and all are aboard the Senator and are waiting sailing Orders we had Bacon and Patatoes & Coffee for Breakfast and Soup for Supper our Grub is well cooked but not anough of it but our Officer promise that our Ration will be O.K. in a few days
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