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1899, December 13


A guerilla force led by Capt. Francisco Celedonio raids an American detachment in Tumetedted, Badoc; Celedonio continues guerilla harassment from his lair in Uguis, Nueva Era. Major Edgar Steever and his cavalry, in hot pursuit of Celedonio, burns whatever he believes are barracks in the area. (Celedonio was a Tagalog, as in fact were the

1899, December


As the Americans move north in their takeover of Ilocos (Vigan succumbs on November 27), General Manuel Tinio and his men evade the enemy through Banna and then Solsona. [Ochosa]

1899, April


As of this month the Tinio Brigade has fortified the Ilocos coasts—from Rabong, Rosario in La Union to Bangui, Ilocos Norte—with 636 trenches in preparation for the war against the Americans. [Ochosa]