April 28, 1899

Col. Mas Arguell [Manuel Arguelles]  & Lieut Col. Jown [Florentino Torres] [and] [an] Adj.  [of] Gen. Luna [Ambrosio Flores] yesterday [went] through McArthur's lines to proper terms of peace asking for cessation of hostilities. After interview with Otis they were turned over to Press [Provost] Marshall. This is probably ending of the insurrection. Calumpit fell..

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April 27, 1899

Calumpit fell yesterday with loss smaller on side although the city was entrenched behind the most formidable trenches yet uncountered [encountered]. No further news from Lawton & Summers. We are a wondering as to plans of the movement. From maps & what is known of plan of campaign cannot see how much can be accomplished lie..

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April 26, 1899

Summers heard from. He beat Lawton to meeting place by two days. Captured town and cleared country around Brigade. Lost, killed, & wounded about 10 men. Am slowly getting on to work at Custom House. Like it much better than at quarters. Mail came yesterday but none for me.

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April 24, 1899

Went into action. House as inspection in place of Nicolly Walker who goes out as boat guard. The work will be an agreeable charge to doing nothing in quarters. Inspectors is a good place to learn & work in to the office. Took pictures up to photographer in evening. Met Miss Bowman & Earhart. Went..

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April 23, 1899

Sunday. All quiet in town. 4 Cavite [natives) & Nebraska got into a mix-up. We lost about 25 men wounded & killed. Col. Stottemberg  [Stotsenberg] of Neb. and his Adjutant were killed. It seems that calvary was ambushed & Nebs. [Nebraskans] went to their support were also surrounded and had to charge as bunch to get..

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April 14-15, 1899

Still everything quiet. No move yet made on Calumpit. Penns [Pennsylvania] came in front line & I was to take their place. Everything points to some volunteer troops going home. One [on the] Sheridan which will leave within a month. Spoke to Capt. about getting a job in Custom House says he will do what..

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