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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Feb. 7th, 1900

Wednesday--The niggers have threatened a little but done nothing more in the last few days. I was on guards Sunday nights and last night. Monday I went with Crayne to Bacalor [Bacolor] for the rations. Yesterday we were paid for Nov. and Dec. Last night we got a little mail. Today I have been busy..

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Feb. 2nd, 1900

The weather is getting better than it has been. The niggers are getting their crops about in and getting almost ready to cut loose in general again. They made their first break at this place last night. Coffman was on guard at the market & at about 7.50 P.M. nine of them tackled him. The..

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Jan. 30th, 1900

Tuesday--We did not go to Bacalor [Bacolor] Sunday. A considerable body of insurgents were at that place but Lieut Crawford considered that his force, with what we could send would be too small to surround & capture them & so telegraphed and go a Co. from Gwagwa [Guagua] but the niggers were warned of their approach..

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Jan. 27th, 1900

Saturday--This week has passed without much of interest happening. It rained Tuesday: Thursday a detachment of the boys went out for a hike & "scrap-hunting" but came back without the scrap. (I was on guard so didn't go). Word was telegraphed down here from Bacolor that they e[x]pected a scrap any moment and a detachment..

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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. 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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