30th of April 1901

Vicente Antiquera, Don Juan Mauricio’s servant, died of tuberculosis. R.I.P. I was also nursing a fever for a couple of days and was visited by the first American doctor of Agaña, one of the first officials who visited me when we were still staying in tents. The same doctor wanted to take our photos. Since I could not give in …

Tuesday, 15 January 1901

At 11:00 a.m. we boarded Rosecrans that was anchored at Manila Bay. The prisoners on board were the following: Artemio Ricarte, Pio del Pilar, Maximino Hizon, Mariano Llanera, Francisco de los Santos, Macario de Ocampo, Esteban Consortes, Lucas Camerino, Julián Gerona, Pedro Cobarrubias, Mariano Barruga, Hermógenes Plata, Cornelio Riquiestas, Fabián Villaruel, Juan Leandro Villarino, José Mata, Igmidio de Jesús, Alipio …

7/4-1899

Boys all out shooting today but I was lonesome & went to St. Anna [Santa Ana]. Lots of amigos alli, some having never seen a white before. Rumors of Aguinaldo being killed by Pio del Pilar as a result of Luna’s death. Hope it’s true. Spanish sale of old swords and bolos. Cool breeze. Good dinner –macaroni y cheese, oyster …

June 3rd-99

Three Co’s of Neb. came to Taguig about midnight. Scouts and outpost No. 1 had quite a heavy scrap about morning. And early Co’s D, I and a batter D, 6th U.S. Art. were on the march, arriving at Pasig at noon. I ate with Co. B. We were all more or less disappointed as we tho’t we were going …

May 16th, 1899

Paterno, upon assumption to power, as President of the Council of Secretaries, made the following appointments: Felipe Buencamino…………………………. Foreign Affairs Hugo Ilagan………………………………….. Finance Severino de las Alas………………………… Interior Mariano Trias………………………………… War and Navy Leon Ma. Gerra[1]……………………………… Agriculture, Industry and Commerce Aguedo Velarde……………………………… Public Instruction Maximino Paterno…………………………… Public Works and Communications This was known as the Paterno Cabinet. The Mabini Cabinet …

Thursday, April 20th, 1899

Paombong, Bulacan Province, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo I am returned from a village about 2 miles beyod Malolos, Paombong, and feel thoroughly tired and sleepy and still hot or rather feeling the effects of walking miles in the fierce sun. Rev. Owens purposed the other day that we go today, …

Tuesday, April 18th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Rain. Heavy black clouds hung on the horizon & partially emptied themselves upon the earth in a brief but heavy shower. A clammy heat heavily charged with moisture oppresses one tonight. Bible reading in Leviticus & Psalms & prayer started the serious work of the …

April 8th to 16th-99

(Diary book was lost somehow) Several skirmishes took place during this time, reasulting as usual in the utter discomfiture of native troops under command of Pio del Pilar. Monte Negro is killed. Our duties are very hard now. I get one night in. 0

March 26-99

Late on March 1st we worked on entrenchments and I recv’d a sunstroke & in 15 mins was talking like a “halibut.” Was taken to the rear to field hosp. in StAna. Fever 105°. Taken to 1st Res. Hosp. in Manila on the 6th, put in ward 10. Was sent to Corregidor Is. on the 16th. to ward 10. Meanwhile …