About Peyton C. March

About the author: Peyton Conway March (December 27, 1864 – April 13, 1955), American officer who organized, equipped and commanded the Astor Battery (financed by John Jacob Astor IV) in the Philippines and received field commands including at the Battle of Tirad Pass. Provincial governor of Lepanto-Bontoc and Ilocos Sur, February-June, 1900; then Abra Province, June 1900 to February 1901; Commissary General of Prisoners for the Philippine Islands to June 30, 1901.

About the diary: Reproduced in Philippines on the Potomac.