Lunes 18 de Julio 1898

Habiendo pasado la guardia civil veterana á hacer requisa de los caballos que los particulares pudiesen ofrecer para las actuales necesidades el R.P. Rector del Ateneo ha cedido dos. El barco japonés llegado ayer, ha traído noticias tristes. La escuadra de Cervera echada a pique por los yanquis y Santiago de Cuba en poder del..

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Monday, July 18th, 1898

the Weather is pretty the Insurgent & Spaniards are still keeping up the Fight latest Reports are that the Insurgent where driven back we all courensing to egt the everythink loaded on Deck each men takes his full outfit and 50 Rounds of Ammunition in the afternon I was lucky enough to goe out with..

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Domingo 17 de Julio 1898

Precedido por el "Boston'' que salió hace tres días, han entrado en bahía tres grandes barcos mercantes llenos de yanquis. (...) Otro ataque han vuelto á dar los insurrectos sin resultado. (...) La población ya no recibe agua de Carriedo, pero Dios acude solícito á la necesidad enviando lluvias abundantes, que además de llenar los..

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July 17, 1898

We arrived back in camp front outpost at 5 a.ni. around daybreak. A second expedition arrived in the bay at 7 a.m. There was a big battle between the Spanish and the Insurgents, which lasted about an hour and resulted in the deaths of a captain and 600 of the Insurgents. We had a typhoon..

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July 16, 1898

Part of our company went on guard at 8. a.m. I was treated at hospital for a boil on the elbow, which finally healed about August 20th. At noon a battle raged between the Spanish and the Insurgents with infantry and cavalry involved. Our doctors treated the Insurgents wounded. 46 Insurgents were killed during the..

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