Diary of Alfred Burton Welch

Tuesday 1-17-99

Took it easy all day. Co. I buried their first man today. We are in command of a new outpost, “The Knoll,” between b.h.’s 11&12. Gen. Miller has requested us at Iloilo. Hot. Last –but Oh, not least– got mail –one letter for Welch –and it– from Topsy, dated Tacoma, Dec 2nd ’98 –46 days enroute. Stayed in all eve.