April 21, 1942

Capas, Tarlac F.C. Camp Joined the grave-detail. We buried those that died this morning. Some of the graves yesterday were not dug deep enough. The bodies buried yesterday have been unearthed. The sand here is clayish because the cemetery is too near the river. One of the boys we buried had a little piece of..

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April 30th, 1900

May April 30th--Friday the 20th I went to Orani again and helped bring down a big cart train of stuff. Vandyke Spooner and I went to a sugar mill & rounded up eleven carts at one hand. Saturday I spent mostly in quarters, writing-- Drew Cots--Sunday I was on guard. We drew clothes during the..

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Apr 18th, 1900

Sunday I wrote a little more & went to the cockfights again. Monday I got up at 3 A.M. and went with a detachment to Orani (we were till 5 getting started). We brought back 34 bull cartloads of stuff, the beginning for a commisary here. A detachment is down again today with about 50..

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April 4th, 1900

Last Monday morning at 3 A.M. 25 men each from CO's K & L, under Capt. Griffiths started out on a scouting expedition to follow up the principal trails in the mountains to the west of here. We carried ponchos, canteens & haversacks & what rations we could get into the haversacks, and two hundred..

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Feb. 10th, 1900

Day before yesterday I went to San Fernando--(took my first long ride in a "carrometa" [carromata]) and laid in a stock of supplies to last till next pay day. A gang of the 41st (4 companies) are in that town and they were scared to death at something (all running around with gun & belt.)..

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Dec. 5th 1899

We left Floridablanca soon after daylight yesterday A.M. All the troops but M 32nd went at 11 last the night before. M is guarding the bull trains and our wagons went with them. During the forenoon the fellows stole Carabaos and ponies all the time & in the afternoon stole chickens and ducks. We pulled..

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