July 31, 1898

Mass at 6.15 am. One of the wounded men died today. The 4th Expedition arrived at 3 p.m. At 11.30 pm. we were called to arms which we achieved in 5 minutes and 18 seconds; we were quickly on the march to support the Pennsylvanians in the trenches. The Spaniards had made flank attacks on..

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July 30, 1898

Muster and Inspection 8.40 to 10 a.m., reviewed by Colonel Smith. There were reports that an armistice had been declared until November 4th. The Spaniards shot two Colorado boys this morning while digging trenches. One was shot through the arm the other through the abdomen. The Astor Battery then fired two shells at the fort..

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