Diary of Chriss A. Bell

March 27, 1899

Oregon boys rested yesterday but fighting continued on right of line. We lost about 14 men killed & 70 wounded and advanced our lines to within a few miles of Malalos [Malolos] [chief city in Bulacan] which is expected to fall today but a heavy resistance is expected. Beat Jim Watson 3 games chess evening putting me one in lead. Brook beat me 2 out of 3. Small mail today. Eight H men put in jug for going to front without permission. Coyne gets two weeks. Coleman 4 days. Others between. Those in are Sam Holbrook, Coyne, Bodley, Davies, Kerrigan, Taft, Fremont, & Coleman.