Monday Jan. 22nd 1900

Last Wednesday I was on guard and at night Sharp & I were out on Patrol and caught a nigger, within 20 feet of us, mounted on a good pony, with a Remington Rifle, Chamber open, in one hand and a cartridge in the other. Next morning he told a pretty story about going to..

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Jan. 17th 1900

Guard-Monday. Yesterday P.M. 9 of us went out in a little jaunt & searched a few houses. Monday 3 gangs were out, leaving only the guard here part of the time. Lieut Ballards crowd ran into a bunch of niggers and got a few shots at them. A few of the boys are out this..

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Jan. 4th 1900

Monday Tuesday morning I went on guard but was relieved and we (Co K) left San Fernando, the first batallion platoon going to Bacalor [Bacolor] and the second comeing here to Santa Rita. We relieved two companies of the third inf. Yesterday I spent in getting acquainted with the town & today am not doing..

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2nd Nov. 1899

The boys came over here early this morning and stayed all forenoon then I went back to dinner with them. I stayed over there all afternoon; we made limeonade and taffy and had a high time. The scouts had a scrap and killed 3 niggers yesterday. Aggy sent in under a flag of truce to..

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Nov. 1st 1899

We were taken ashore early this A.M. Each man carried rolls, arms, 100 rounds of ammunition and (supposedly) two days rations. In Manilla we were loaded into little 31- man cars and started North. We ate dinner at Caloocan, passed through Malolos [?]an San Fernando and got to Angeles just before sundown. We went into..

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Monday Oct. 30th 1899

We anchored in Manilla Bay about midnight last night. The bay is full of boats of all kinds and sizes. Those nearest us are four other transports, Am. Cruiser "Baltimore" English Cruiser "Drexel" a chinese and an Indian trader. The natives are coming alongside in boats with fruit cigars etc for sale. I pulled up stuff..

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