Thursday, March 2d, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island --Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Dist. Quite early soldiers commended arriving and dropped in almost all day. Bible reading, prayer, breakfast cooked and partaken of, & dishes was introduced me to an ordinary day. Fixed myself to go down town. Private Devine came in from the..

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March 1-99

On guard from 4 to 6 a.m. Cool --could not move on acct. of s[harp].s[hooters]. Gen. Wheaton came along early and at 9.15 came the order "prepare to attack." The 6th Art. in the church yard on the rt. opened up with a terrible fire, point being 800 yds in our front, giving a cross..

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