June 10th-99

Heavy firing at 4 a.m. awakened me. The advance upon Paranaque had begun. The line of the U.S. Army was in sight on the hills to the S.E. and the rebels made a very poor stand, altho' they were in splendid trenches. Five thousand rebels in our front left their trenches --and while some of..

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Thursday, June 1, 1899

Reported for duty yesterday afternoon. Regt. behind trenches at Pasay, about 3 miles from walled town. Insurgents shots heard at intervals through day & frequently at night. One insurgent killed about 30 paces in front of E. Cos outposts night before last. The 14th. line extends to Manila Bay on the right -- rumors of..

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Wednesday, May 31st, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Dist. Last of May now for June. Would not care to call it the first summer month in this tropical land. Heavy clouds. Sun out at times. Alternate spells of heat & comparative coolness – latter caused by clouds over..

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Wednesday, May 24th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Typhoon all day. Bay rough. Elements are calm tonight but sky overcast with clouds. There may be a “recurvature” of this peculiar storm & we have the destroyer return this way again. Rush marked the flying hours. Visited town twice...

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Sunday, Mar. 26th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island --Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Sky covered with light hazy clouds which hardly broke the force of the sun's rays. Weather hot. Bible reading, prayer, breakfast & lesson for Bilibid prisoners. About 10.30 a.m. struck out on Paseo Azcarraga for Bilibid Prison. Arrived there in good..

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Miércoles 20 de Julio 1898

Sábese en Manila con absoluta certeza aunque no es público, que la escuadra de Cámara ha recibido orden de volver á España. (...) Desde anteayer está el "Boston" junto á Parañaque protegiendo el desembarco y acampamiento de tropas yanquis en aquella playa. Es de temer que preparen ataque formal por aquel lado.

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