Longmont Ledger (Longmont, Boulder County) Dec 2, 1898Page 1
DOWNING DIES MANILA
Soldier of Company L. First Colorado Among Those Reported to Be Dead
Washington.Nov 27--The following report of deaths among the American force at Manila was received from General Otis by the War Department today.
“Manila. Nov. 27--Adjutant General Washington:Following deaths since last report: “November 21--Frank M. Harden, private, Company K. First North Dakota, dysentery: Ole T. Lakken, private, Company K. First North Dakota, typhoid fever.
“November 22--Clyde Perkins, private, Company K. Second Oregon, small pox: Walter Downing, private, Company L. First Colorado, dysentery.