7/3-1899

Wrote to Carrie Crawford. Several canoe loads of amigos came down Rio in a.m. from Arizona. No guns, so Maj. sent back. 0

Saturday 11-26-98

To bed last eve early. Along coast which looked like Olympic Mts. About 4 a.m. we sighted a flash light on “Corregidor” Island, which stands in the entrance to Manila Bay. A splendid H²O & easily defended. Cavite on rt. Manila 7 mi. on. Most of the fleet is anchored at Cavite. Two old Spanish prize gun boats are close …

Friday, November 25th, 1898

This has been a beautifull day Co C is doing regular Guard duty and go through regular drills in the Evening we have Battalon Drill the Arizona arived in the Bay with our Recruit on Board and a smal Mail the are reported all well Wilson Collins Sullivan Coiner Wodard Hustead and Murphie and Becket are on the Sick List …