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Captain
Basey

Commander of Company G of the 9th US Infantry
Basey

Commander
Company G of the 9th Infantry

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Capt. Edwin V. Bookmiller, ...

philippineamericanwar.webs.com [cached]

Capt. Edwin V. Bookmiller, West Point Class 1889 and commander of Company G of the 9th US Infantry at Basey, commandeered a civilian coastal steamer from Tacloban, the SS Pittsburg, and with his men steamed to Balangiga. The town was deserted. The dead of Company C lay where they fell, many bearing horrible hack wounds. Bookmiller and his men burned the town to the ground.

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General Jake "Howling" Smith and his staff inspecting the ruins of Balangiga in October 1901, a few weeks after the retaliation by Captain Bookmiller and his troops.
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Capt. Edwin V. Bookmiller, ...

www.christorchaos.com [cached]

Capt. Edwin V. Bookmiller, West Point Class 1889 and commander of Company G of the 9th US Infantry at Basey, commandeered a civilian coastal steamer from Tacloban, the SS Pittsburg, and with his men steamed to Balangiga. The town was deserted. The dead of Company C lay where they fell, many bearing horrible hack wounds. Bookmiller and his men burned the town to the ground.


Capt. Edwin Bookmiller, the ...

lawaan.com [cached]

Capt. Edwin Bookmiller, the commander of Company G of the 9th Infantry in Basey, left for Balangiga at about 9AM the day after the attack.


The Burning of SAMAR

www.bakbakan.org [cached]

Captain Edwin V. Bookmiller, commander of Company G of the 9th Infantry at Basey, boarded a gunboat with his company and steamed to the site of the massacre.There he found the that dead of Company C had been stripped and many were horribly mutilated.

It was after this incident that Waller issued his "kill and burn" directive.

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