Elihu Root collection of United States documents relating to the Philippine Islands Volume 7

9781235957314: Elihu Root collection of United States documents relating to the Philippine Islands Volume 7
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 Excerpt: ...K, H were sent forward, Company H afterward deploying to guard a ford, and the other battalion was in reserve. The skirmish line pushed on to the Zapote River, and as no ford could be discovered before dark the command bivouacked for the night 1J miles in a southerly direction from Las Pinas. At 5 a. m., June 11, the command marched for Las Pinas, entered the town and camped there until June 13. Company H was detailed as provost guard and was detached from the battalion until my command was ready to return to Manila. On June 13 I was ordered by General Wheaton to furnish two companies to report to General Lawton for a reconnoissance in force. The companies selected were F Company, under command of First Lieut. P. A. Connolly, Twenty-first Infantry, and I Company, under command of First Lieut. Wm. Mullay, Twenty-first Infantry. The two companies were placed under the command of Lieut. Jos. L. Donovan, Twenty-first Infantry. For particulars as to the movement of these two temporarily detached companies, I would respectfully refer you to reports of Lieutenants Mullay and Huguet, hereto attached. The remaining five companies (B, C, D, K, L) were ordered forward at about 2 p. m. and were held in reserve immediately after crossing the bridge outside of Las Pinas. L Company was now ordered forward to reenforce General Ovenshine's brigade, and afterwards crossed the Zapote River to cover our victory. About 4 p. m. the command was ordered forward across the Zapote River. It was deployed and moved forward to meet an attack made upon a reconnoitering party sent out from Company L toward Bacoor and then returned to near Acaban, where it camped until about.'i p. m., June 15. On June 14 two reconnoissances were made by B Company, and B, C, and D company reports of these ...

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ISBN 10:  1279304472 ISBN 13:  9781279304471
Publisher: Nabu Press, 2012