Diary of John Henry Asendorf

Monday, June 12th, 1899

The day has been lovely Report are out that hard Battles are fought on the South line Insurgents are loosing heavy 24 Amerikans where Killed and 60 wounded. the Gunboats in the Bay are buisy bombarding the Towns and Trenches along the Bay

The day has been lovely. Reports are out that hard battles are being fought on the south line. Insurgents are losing heavily. Twenty-four Americans were killed and sixty wounded. The gunboats in the bay are busy bombarding the towns and trenches along the bay.