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


Lieutenant Colonel, 10th Regiment, Company HQ
Residence: Washington, Pa.
Mustered In: Mustered in May 12, 1898
Mustered Out: Mustered out with Regiment Aug. 22, 1899.

Left Regiment at San Francisco, Cal., June 13, 1898, and returned to Penna. to recruit Regiment under second call of President

ordered to embark on U. S. Transport "Arizona," for Manila, P. I., Aug. 17, 1898

Embarked with recruits Aug. 20, 1898

Left Battalion of recruits at Honolulu, H. I., and proceeded to Manila, under telegram from Adjutant General of the Army, dated Aug. 16, 1898

Arrived at Manila Sept. 28, 1898

Assumed command of Regiment April 15, 1899

In command Dist. Cavite from May 11, 1899, to July 1, 1899

Diary Mentions

Wed, Sep 28th, 1898 - Arrived in the morning on the Arizona with information.
Sun, Jul 2nd, 1899 - Is still in command.


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