Sunday, Jan. 1st, 1899

WELCOME 1899 EVERY HOUR FOR JESUS Corregidor Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Up early; cooked hasty breakfast. Then away for the Pasig quay down in Barrio San Nicholas. Several comrades met me there; Privates Hines, Berry & Lloyd of the 1st Montana & Private G. Scott of the..

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Wednesday, Dec. 28th, 1898

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. My underwear is wet with perspiration tonight. Did much walking today. Have just returned from the quarters of the First Battalion 1st reg’t South Dakota Vol. Inf. where I held a Salvation Army meeting in the vestibule, basement. Audience 50. Private..

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Wednesday, Dec. 21st, 1898

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Forenoon hot; shower after dinner & quite cool. Disquieting war alarms continue. Soldiers are called to arms, are kept in barracks etc. soldiers are roused up at unseemly hours etc. The First California troops were ordered to the front today. This..

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Monday, Dec. 19th, 1898

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Cool & hot alternatively. Light shower. Cooked breakfast & washed dishes, then started in to complete my war – Salvation & otherwise narrative for the War Cry – Wrote 7 pages. Ms. Also wrote & copied a letter to Lt.-Col. Wm..

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Friday, Dec. 16th, 1898

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Yesterday was exciting because of expected fight with the Filipinos; less excitement to day but not less critical. Private Amie says the Filipinos are throwing up entrenchments & fortifying themselves. Probably they mean to fight the Americans. Our picket lines are..

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