Sunday, Dec. 25th, 1898

Cavite, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. 1898 is fast slipping into eternity. Only one more week and the old year will be gone. Out of bed early & after prayer & bible reading cooked breakfast & hurried down to the 8.30 a.m. Cavite ferry. Reaching Binondo plaza..

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Sunday, Dec. 18th, 1898

Santa Mesa Camp, Luzon - Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Weather cool, but my underwear was wet with perspiration because of constant rush from noon till night. Brother Joshua Colvin of the hospital corps (an old S. F. acquaintance) dropped in upon me before breakfast. Colvin, myself & Scott,..

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Saturday, November 5th, 1898

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. The newspapers contained nothing today re recommencement of hostilities between the United States and Spain. The “American Soldier” of present date published a paragraph re the rapid sale of our Chinese War Crys by Landon to the Celestials. By mistake it..

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Saturday, Oct. 22d, 1898

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. War clouds are growing dark. We try to think the situation is not serious. Since yesterday morning various regiments and batteries (if not all) were kept in or close to their quarters ready for immediate action. That was the cause of..

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