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The Philippine 'Islands.
known as Camp Dewey.
The Californians were soon joined by the other American regiments, and outposts wrere stationed far in front, near the insurgent line. The insurgents at this time were between the Spaniards and the Americans ; but, at General Merritt's solicitation, Aguinaldo moved his position over to Pasai, while the Americans advanced to the insurgent trenches.
These were soon found untenable, and it was Lieutenant-Colonel McAvoy, who commanded the Colorado battalions, that was the first to assume a position in front of the enemy. He advanced the line to an old Capuchin chapel, that stood in the middle of the field, between the Spanish position and the insurgent trenches.
The Colorado and Nebraska men, who threw up the new breastworks at the point that Colonel McAvoy had chosen, were occasionally fired at by the Spaniards, wTho had a good view of what the Americans were doing. The breast-work wras about seven feet high,
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