Thursday 12-29-98

Started to Singalon[g] at 6.30 relieved 1st Idaho at 7. Sergt Burtt at b.h. 12, 2nd Lieut Lamping at b.h. 13. Made maps of good, high, dry artillery ground in a.m. Went to insurgent lines beyond b.h. 13 where a large outpost is. Also one of about 30 further on, from which 2 guards were..

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Wednesday, Dec. 28th, 1898

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. My underwear is wet with perspiration tonight. Did much walking today. Have just returned from the quarters of the First Battalion 1st reg’t South Dakota Vol. Inf. where I held a Salvation Army meeting in the vestibule, basement. Audience 50. Private..

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Wednesday 12-28-98

Map nearly ready for tracing. Co. A came in from trenches this morning and we go out to outpost in Singalon[g] tomorrow. Hot today, but warm in eve, with easy breeze. Native huts & shops decorated and fiestas being giving all week. Picture taken in Paco boneyard. 1st Batt of Tenn, 18th Regulars & the..

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