The gugus raised a white flag about noon at the umbrella tree and we then raised ours on the church. At last two parties of 5 each started towards us. Our officers started to meet them, but could not get close enough to talk. About 200 niggers were at the tree. Two letters from tops.
Alfred Burton Welch
(September 26, 1874 — June 30, 1945). Served with Company D, 1st Washington Volunteer Infantry in the Philippines, April 30, 1898 to November 1, 1899.All Posts