November 16th, 1899

Departed for Tubao, where we rested in the evening; then to Aringay, Cava and Bauang, where we took our meal; then to Naguilian. We intended to stay here to rest for several days; but at 10 o'clock in the evening of the 19th or thereabouts, the proximity of the enemy forced us to flee, taking..

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November 15th, 1899

In the morning the Americans attacked us. We departed for Alava, then for the ranchería of Famy, where we stopped for the night. We were visited by Gen. Tinio in Pozorrubio. When he learned that I did not have a horse, he ordered one of his cavalry men to give me his, which was a..

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November 13th, 1899

About 5 in the afternoon, we left Bayambang with the President, his family, and escort for Calasiao and Santa Barbara, where we joined General Gregorio H. del Pilar and his brigade. Without any rest during the night, we took the road to Pozorrubio, stopping for a while between Manaoag and San Manuel. On the afternoon..

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November 10th, 1899

The whole family left Villasis at night for Bayambang. On reaching the ford before Alcalá, the President's daughter, Flora Victoria Aguinaldo y del Rosario, died without her mother knowing it. It must have been midnight. At dawn, on the 13th, we reached Bayambang. The President's wife, still unaware of her daughter's death, requested me to..

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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..

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February 5th, 1899

It was a terrible day. From 6 in the morning the fighting began by sea and land. In the afternoon our forces were unable to continue the defense at Caloocan, where the grenades and incendiary bombs fell. Two fell directly on the church tower and confusion ensued. The forces retreated toward Tinajeros and Polo. Left..

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