April 27, 1899

Calumpit fell yesterday with loss smaller on side although the city was entrenched behind the most formidable trenches yet uncountered [encountered]. No further news from Lawton & Summers. We are a wondering as to plans of the movement. From maps & what is known of plan of campaign cannot see how much can be accomplished lie..

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April 26, 1899

Summers heard from. He beat Lawton to meeting place by two days. Captured town and cleared country around Brigade. Lost, killed, & wounded about 10 men. Am slowly getting on to work at Custom House. Like it much better than at quarters. Mail came yesterday but none for me.

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