Wednesday, Jan. 31st 1900

Nothing of interest has occurred. Rebels are thoroughly on run all through Southern provinces. Nights this entire month quite cold, one blanket hardly sufficient. Days fine. Sick report just beginning to diminish. Hope in another month the Regt. will again be fit for work. Go to Manila once or twice a week & meet many..

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Friday, Dec. 29th ’99

Nothing of interest occurred Xmas day. Left Calamba 11 a.m. Dec. 26th reached Manila 7 P.M., orders having been received just before embarking to proceed to Pasay. Marched here yesterday morning relieving 30th Vol. Inf. Col. Gardever. The 3d batt’n is on right of line from Pasay to Manila Bay – ours, the 1st, is to left..

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Wednesday, Dec. 20th ’99

Learned this afternoon of Gen’l Lawton’s death of San Mateo yesterday morning. Great loss to our forces in his death. Believe it will cause revival of opposition to Genl. Otis in the States as former constantly desired more troops and latter has been advocate of few troops. Also received copy of Havana “La Lucha” from..

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