Gregorio del Pilar

Gregorio del Pilar

(November 14, 1875 — December 2, 1899). Brigadier General, Philippine Army.

December 25, 1896

We are in Palaguid (Kakaron de Sili). All the comrades are gathered. To commemorate the birth of the Savior, we hoisted our Flag, fired our

Read More »

December 27th, 1896

We gather in the afternoon on the summit of a mountain near our headquarters. We kiss the flag and before it renew our pledge of

Read More »

December 28th, 1896

Our preparations are over before dawn. A dove is seen flying across the sky. We leave early, and when the sun is up we see

Read More »

January 1, 1897

At dawn today we received word that the enemy was going to attack us. It is hardly necessary to say that we immediately prepared ourselves

Read More »

January 4, 1897

Very early in the mornings I go to the springs to watch the river flow. An enchanting sight indeed! And I ask the river the

Read More »

January 2-10, 1897

In this barrio of M. (Manantal) my brother, my brother-in-law and I saw each other again. I don’t know where my other comrades had sought

Read More »

January 11-13, 1897

We went to Angat because we received word that the town would be attacked, but such did not happen. There we found reinforcements of 200

Read More »

January 14-31, 1897

A lamentable accident. Our respected leader Dimabungo (Eusebio Roque) was betrayed by his own men. For that reason, we immediately returned to our hometown. Our

Read More »

February 2-10, 1897

We proceeded to the caves of Montalban, making our way over enormous white rocks bathed with crystalline waters coming from a spring which sang along

Read More »

December 2, 1899

The General has given me a Platoon of available men and has ordered me to defend this pass. I am aware what a difficult task

Read More »
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin