May 20th, 1900

The President visited Major Panel in his military installation this morning. While we three were gathered together, we suddenly heard the sound of slapping. I went to see what was the matter. Major Jeciel of the infantry, an aide of the Captain General, blinded with anger, was slapping and kicking a soldier of Major Panel's..

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December 26, 1899

The soldiers had breakfast at 7 a.m. At 8 o'clock the honorable president ordered the companies formed, and he explained to all that the only remedy left was for all to be resolute and face death; that on the morning we should have to continue the journey to the front; that it was very probable..

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2 de Diciembre, 1899

Al amanecer divisamos el enemigo que subía la cuesta y momentos después principio el fuego en la primera trinchera, que mandaba el Teniente Baullo. Como a las nueve mañana subieron al pico dos igorrotes los que dijeron al General en el camino frente a la primera trinchera habían sufrido muchas bajas los Americanos que no..

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November

...From the port of Pasacao in November 1897, I sailed for Manila with my family aboard the steamer Saturnus. We rested in Manila three days and then went aboard again, this time on one of the little steamers that daily sail to the province of La Laguna. In this province I presented myself to the..

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