Sunday, Jan. 8th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. All day clouds covered the sky. Gloomy weather. A light, slow rain fell at one time. Cooked dinner for myself and Private Clayton Scott. Before dinner however he went for me out to the outskirts of Malate to try if possible..

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Sunday 12-18-98

Serg't Burtt and I went to 14th U.S.A. in Matate [Malate] to see Fix. Had a great feed and then went along Calle Real to Fort Matate [San Antonio Abad]. We got thro' the lines of guards by my compass. Here is where very heavy fighting took place on Aug. 13, and above the shattered,..

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Lunes 1 de Agosto 1898

Desde las 11 y media de la noche hasta la una de la madrugada ha habido en la línea de defensa desde S. Antonio á Mandaloyan el tiroteo más estrepitoso que se ha oído en estas islas desde que hay yanquis en ellas. Cañones, ametralladoras y fusiles jugaban á porfia sin cesar de una y..

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Monday, August 1, 1898

This is the situation on the 1st of August. Admiral Dewey can no longer delay taking action against Manila. Yesterday, the third expedition of American troops arrived in the bay on five transport ships: Indiana (with Brigadier General MacArthur on board), Ohio, Morgan City, City of Peru and Valencia. Granting that this convoy that arrived carried 5,000 men, the American..

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Martes 26 de Julio 1898

Esta noche pasada por el lado de S. Antonio Abad ha habido tiroteo breve pero intenso. Han matado al Teniente Ojeda del batallón nº 4 de Cazadores. (...) Continúan circulando noticias alarmantes sobre la situación interior de España, y se dice que el populacho ha asaltado nuestra residencia de Talavera y un Covento de Dominicos..

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