April 30, 1942

Our troops at Mabaay Gate still holding. Tagudin force now reported at Cervantes. The bridge here is out so they will have to build feery, but that is easy. The Japs are the best carpenters and road builders in the world. The public officials at Bontoc are evacuating to Lubuagan. Guess it won't be long..

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December 16, 1899

At 6 p.m. the honorable president named the following as members of a council to take place this night, viz: Colonel Sytiar, Señor Barcelona, director of the health department; Villa, subinspector of the staff; Paez, second chief of staff; Majors Jeciel and Gatmaitan, and Capt. Juan H. del Pilar. After these had assembled at a..

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December 2, 1899

At 5 o'clock in the afternoon the honorable president received a verbal report from two officers coming from Mount Tila, to the effect that the Americans had taken all our trenches in Tila; that General Pilar had been killed by being shot through the head; that other soldiers had also been killed; and they, the..

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November 30, 1899

We left Angaqui for Cervantes at 10 a.m., passing over the mountains, bare of all vegetation, with the result that the heat of the sun made our heads ache. At 1 o'clock p.m. we arrived at Cervantes. As this town offered good conditions for defense, an abundance of food, and a beautiful view, the honorable..

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November 16th, 1899

Departed for Tubao, where we rested in the evening; then to Aringay, Cava and Bauang, where we took our meal; then to Naguilian. We intended to stay here to rest for several days; but at 10 o'clock in the evening of the 19th or thereabouts, the proximity of the enemy forced us to flee, taking..

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