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THE EVENING BULLETIN: HONOLULU, H. I., JULY 15, ld99.
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An Elaborate History o? the Philippine
- Campaign, Entitled
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I On To Manila I
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o! the Examiner-Journal,
Douglas White, War Correspondent.
Author of "On to Manila."
Who tells of the actiievemerits secured by our American- Arms In the.
Orient, from the time when Admiral Dewey made his historic entrance
into Manila Bay to the present.
The work consists of fifty-sixty octavo pages with eighty-four
superb illustrations from photographs and a series of pen sketches by
Pierre N. Boeringer, the War Artist who accompanied America's Ex
SPECIAL FEATURES OF "ON TO MANILA":
A Sketch from the life of Admiral George Dewey, made on the
deck of his Flagship.
A complete roster of the Oregon, California, Washington and Idaho
Volunteers, with a death list compiled and revised to Miy 25th.
A Department devoted to the movement of California's regiment
from the time it sailed from San Francisco to the present.
Portraits of California's Commanders and California's Officers,
taken in Manila.
Groups of California's Companies taken while on duty in Manila.
Authentic Maps showing the movements of our Army in the Island
An immense Panoramic View of the City of Manila, reproduced
Illustrations produced from photographs showing the American
troops in the field, in camp, in barracks, and in action against the
Spaniards and the Filipinos.
A detailed story of the two campaigns written by an author who,
having been detailed as a special War Correspondent to accompany
Admiral Dewey's Fleet and the Eighth Army Corps, is specially fitted
to describe the stirring events which befell our "Boys in Blue" in those
far-away Islands of the Orient.
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The Departure of the First Fleet of Transports.
Reproduced from au Illustration lu "On to Manila."
Flos; Weutentant Brumby of Admiral Dcwry'o StTTW and W.z X'icc-llalslnir;
Parly on tlia llatt'.ct tcuta of C!1 ITiilln.
Xe-drswu fiuui au Uluiuulioj iu "On to Manila."
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The First American Flaj Raised Orer Manila. x Jt
Kcduced from an lllu.tratloii in "On to Manila."
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Though San Juan Fort Had Fall
en, the Battle Went On.
"HEBE WE ABE I HEBE WE 8TAYI"
llntr the Vlctorn Fnceil SpnnUh Itf-
ere Short ItnnKe For the Cv
Alr on San .Iiinu Crept lpnrnon,a
Infnntrx Cnrrlril thr Line Fiimard
Ileroml All Otlirra.
Copyright, 1S!. by tlio Author J
AN J U A N
fnlluli, Lut (lie
klllliiR of Amer
ican h (11(1 tint
Ktop. Lcs lll'tl
COO yiinls buyond
it, upon high
right mid to tbc
left, tbu Spnn
latdH itill hclil
on. At this timo
puri or tbo Third,
v. r our 11 ridiTs
SJ wero 011 tbo lidco
dno north of the blocklioiiHc, wbero
thcio WU8 n hootH) with oulbulldiiiR?
nud trcnoliPH, nil ubi-d by tbo Spaniard
fur coir. Tbo cavalrymen my thnt
toinotinio after tlioy rcnclioil tbia point,
wlilch was known to thorn ns San Jnnu
Hoaso, tlmy heard heavy firing nt tlio
blookliouso. Thin lvd tiivni to suppoMi
that the blockhouHO Lad not yet fallen
Avliou they reached tho crest of the
Tldgo. Ilowover, the infantry Enid that
they 11 rod from tho captured blockhouHO
and vicinity upon the refloating Spun,
lards nud nt tholr second line. Mnny
gallant fellows of Wikoff'n and Haw
kins' brigades fell after tbo blockhouse
was iu tho possession of tho Americans.
Among theso was Lieutenant Ord of
Hawkins' btaff, who brnku away from
bis leader in order to go iu with t lie
men of his own regiment, tho Sixteenth.
Ord's conduct that day was heroic, his
death most tragic. When tbo bxigade
was at tlio creek, deploying for tbu at
tack, ho had said by way of encourage
ment, "You can take it in 30 minutes."
Major Forso of tbo First cavalry, who
weut forward with bis battalion nflei
tbo capturo of "Kcttlo" hill, wag alho
Tbo iufnuJry reformed lines at tliu
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The Old Bell at Satnaye, fcadrone
Islands. Coat In :68a.
Kcproducol from an lllutraUa-in
blockhoudo nud took position to rosiit '
counter attack, which u llttlo Inter wan-
threntenod from tho Spaniards iu front.
Tho blockhonbo was a brick building,
loopholcd, with trenches on each flnnK
and iu front. West of it, townrd Santi
ago, tho ground falls into n deep depres
sion. Six hundredyards westward, oa
both sides of tho main road to Santiago,
tlio Spanish had strong works. On tbo
American right nud left of this depres
sion tbo heights nro nbrupt, and pos
session of theso was esseutlnl to tbo
holding of the blockliouso ns well as o
"Kettle" bill, btcnuso tho heights on
tbo American right of tho blockliouso
itself aro higher than "Kcttlo" bill.
As eoou as tlio cnvnlry took possession
of "Kettlo" bill, ns already described, '
ninny of tlio toldicis bad nibliod for
wnrtl to tlio wost crest nud opeuod with v
their carbines upoti tbo Spaniards
urouud tbu heights in front Majors
and captaluH not their battalions nud .
troops together r.nd with n cheir charged
forward, Two ttiiops of tho Thlid cav
alry, led by Mujor WcmcIj, Ciptalns
Motion, Hunter and Morguti, daubed
4tniight for tlie bnildlug known us tbu
dan Junu Hou-e. Tho Ninth mid Tenth
cavalry, witli part of tho rough riders,
soeuicd to stiiko for tho bouse, but
owing to obstructions tho lino beenmo
mixed. On this cliarpo there wcto homo
camaltles. Captain Uigelow nud Lieu
tenant Huberts of klio Tenth wero wound
ed in charging down from "Kettlu" hill
into tho swnlc, nud Captain McCoy
was wounded in iir-cendlng tbo ridgo.
Cnptuiu O'Ncll, of thorough riders, wns
icillcd. Souti after rejcnllig tbu houtu
.Mujor Wcstels nud Captain Hunter of
tbo Third wero hit. The full of Major
Wcsscltf left the command of tbo regi
ment in tho hands of Captain Morton.
Troops I and O, under Uunghton and
Dugan, coming up from San Junu block
hnute, joined, and Morton pushed for
ward L'Uf) yards to tho crest of tlio ridge.
Tho Ninth anil part of tbo rough rldtrn
wero off to tho right of that point, ami
Captain Giilbrnlth, with Lieutenant
Berkeley nud two troops of tho Firtb
eavuiry, wns nUa there. t
Tho Sixth cavalry had kept iu kuh- '
with the Infantry nil tbo way up tho
hill toSuu Juan blucklioute, and, reach
ing tbu crest, wat on the left of the
Tenth. Tiiui tbu cavalry had a strong;
lino upou tho highest part of tlio ridgo
extending from tho Santiago rond north
ward toward tho El Cnney road, ready
to form connection with Luwton's lift,,
according to plan. Theto troops iinnio- j.
diatcly began intrenching, come uslugr
tin plates and lingers, aud others, es
pecially tbo Tenth cavalry, tools brought
along on their backs. Tho right of tlio
lino was under tiro from a blockbouso
off toward tbo El Ciiuey road, i'urker
took bis guns up tbu hill, and, under
tho direction of cavalry ollkors, used
them with good cffict. It was believed
nt tho timo that tbu Spaniards wero
roady for a couutcr attack. Tbo Ninth
cavalry on tbo right of the Hue, belnrf
oulyono battalion strong, ntked for help
from tht) iufuntry, nnd flnttllyJContkc::t
to its ufcslstuuco buiuu of tliu bluckhousu '
victors namely, tho Thirteenth Infan
try. As San Juan blockliouso was sjtuntcd
on tho crest of tho bridge no ndvanco s
was mudo by Wlkofl's nud Hawkins
troops. Tboy intrenched tho liuo fronr
the San Jnuu rond, tho Sixth cavalry
position, tonthward, using for this work: .
tho Krag-Jorgeuseu bayonet, which is
simply u very heuvy kuifo with a bludu.
about an Inch nud n half wide. Haw
kins' brigado, which bad lost the hen vi-
eit of any in climbing tho hill nnd was r
also weakened by tho defection of some
hundreds of volunteers, had been. ,
strengthened parly iu tho day by the-,
Twenty-first infantry from Pearson's .
Seeoud brigade. TbisrcKiuicut had beer ',
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A Native House In the padrone Islands.
Urawu from au lllujtialtou lu "Ou to Maulla."
' Raising "Old Olory" at Tort Santa Cru. l,di-one Islands.
r'-v Keproduced Irom au llluitrallon in " Ou to Jlaulla."
American Troops rordlnc the Stream In the Attack on Port San Antonio,
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