March 26-99

Late on March 1st we worked on entrenchments and I recv'd a sunstroke & in 15 mins was talking like a "halibut." Was taken to the rear to field hosp. in StAna. Fever 105°. Taken to 1st Res. Hosp. in Manila on the 6th, put in ward 10. Was sent to Corregidor Is. on the..

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Wednesday 2-15-99

Lay down at Sn Pedro, tired out, for I had carried Sgt Burtt's traps besides my own. Fighting was on all night along the outposts. We were sent out without breakfast to the cemetery where we deployed as skirmishers, Co. D on left. The line, complete, extends from El Rio Pasig to Pasay on the..

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Tuesday 2-14-99

Fighting at Pasig on the Laguna de Bahia [Bai]. Reg. called out and went directly to San Pedro de Macati, where we rested & had hardtack. Got coffee from a Cal. lad. Then took march to Pasig, about six miles along the river. It was bright moonlight and the lovely road wound along the shore..

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Saturday 1-7-99

Took survey of Calle de Matate [Malate] in a.m. and in p.m. went with Sergt Burtt & Corp Fix & Priv Williams thro' the cigar factory. Most of the work done by hand. Then to old Wyoming quarters by Luneta and a Spanish prisoner described the slaughter pen to us. Wall shot to pieces where..

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Wednesday 1-4-99

Platted in a.m., downtown in eve. Co. A transferred to 3rd batt & changed quarters to Paco. Sergt. Burtt & I went to Glasia [Iglesia] a' [de] Paco and Padre Chico treated us in great shape. In evening singers went to "14" and N.D. regiments and as is usual were treated the best. Even the..

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Thursday 12-29-98

Started to Singalon[g] at 6.30 relieved 1st Idaho at 7. Sergt Burtt at b.h. 12, 2nd Lieut Lamping at b.h. 13. Made maps of good, high, dry artillery ground in a.m. Went to insurgent lines beyond b.h. 13 where a large outpost is. Also one of about 30 further on, from which 2 guards were..

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