Feb. 7th, 1900

Wednesday--The niggers have threatened a little but done nothing more in the last few days. I was on guards Sunday nights and last night. Monday I went with Crayne to Bacalor [Bacolor] for the rations. Yesterday we were paid for Nov. and Dec. Last night we got a little mail. Today I have been busy..

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Jan. 30th, 1900

Tuesday--We did not go to Bacalor [Bacolor] Sunday. A considerable body of insurgents were at that place but Lieut Crawford considered that his force, with what we could send would be too small to surround & capture them & so telegraphed and go a Co. from Gwagwa [Guagua] but the niggers were warned of their approach..

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Jan. 27th, 1900

Saturday--This week has passed without much of interest happening. It rained Tuesday: Thursday a detachment of the boys went out for a hike & "scrap-hunting" but came back without the scrap. (I was on guard so didn't go). Word was telegraphed down here from Bacolor that they e[x]pected a scrap any moment and a detachment..

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Jan. 4th 1900

Monday Tuesday morning I went on guard but was relieved and we (Co K) left San Fernando, the first batallion platoon going to Bacalor [Bacolor] and the second comeing here to Santa Rita. We relieved two companies of the third inf. Yesterday I spent in getting acquainted with the town & today am not doing..

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