Diary of John Henry Asendorf

Friday, May 5th, 1899

it has been dandy all day but no Rain fell I came of Guard to Night 5 men from each Co receive a pass to Manila every day our Patrol is increased 14 men goe on the Night 2 Corp and one Sergt. much fighting was done to day News cam 14 men Killed and 60 wounded

It has been dandy all day but no rain fell. I came off guard tonight. Five men from each company receive a pass to Manila every day. Our patrol is increased. Fourteen men go on the night, two corporals and one sergeant. Much fighting was done today. News came, fourteen men killed, 60 wounded.