California Volunteer Infantry
We went ashore while the heavy artillery was loaded on board.
The ship took on supplies in continuous rain. The rain lasted two whole days.
We arrived in Manila Bay at 4 a.m.
‘Sherman’ sailed at 4 p.m., arrived at lloilo at 6 and left there for Manila at 8 pm.
We left Bacolod at 6.30 pm. on a schooner and boarded the ‘Sherman’ at 1 a.m.
We were relieved by the 6th US Infantry.
I signed the payroll and received a clothing allowance of $28.