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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day for ourself but at 5 pm had Shoreleave until 10 p.m. all our Bagage was sorted and put on the Pier

Thursday August 3 99
Weather is lovely the Goverment didn't furnich us with Breakfast so the Captain took us to a large Restaurant wher we had a good Breakfast and returned back to the Ship at 9 o Clock we all fell in line and marched escorted by the Nebraskan Oregon Regimenc and Utah Battery and the Regular out to the Precisio Camp 5 Miles out of the City
the peaple gave us a Royal Reception ariving at Camp we where invited by the Nebraskas to a good Dinner our tents wher all ready fitted up 8 men to a Tent we have Flors in our tents also a Straw Matress and Pilow this is the finest Camp we had sins our Enlistment also our Ration are good

Friday August 4/99
The Weather is lovely we all spent a good Night in our soft Beds we have a smal Stove in each Tent wich makes it very compfortable we signed the Pay Roll
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