|Battle of Bud Bagsak|
|Moro Rebellion||United States|
|Unknown||John 'Black Jack' Pershing|
The Battle of Bud Bagsak was a battle during the Moro Rebellion phase of the Philippine-American War fought between June 11 and June 15, 1913. The term Moro Rebellion refers to United States military operations in Moroland, Philippines, from the declared end of the Spanish-American The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The term Moro Rebellion refers to United States military operations in Moroland, Philippines, from the declared end of the Spanish-American Events 1184 BC - Trojan War: Troy is sacked and burned according to the calculations of Eratosthenes. Events 763 BC - Assyrians record a Solar eclipse that will be used to fix the Chronology of Mesopotamian history Year 1913 ( MCMXIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common The defending Moro resistance fighters were fortified at the top of Mount Bagsak. The attacking Americans were led by General John 'Black Jack' Pershing. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing, GCB ( September 13, 1860 – July 15, 1948) was an officer in the United States Army
In the first months of 1913, the Moro ward of Lati, with a population of between 6,000 to 10,000, fortified themselves in a cotta in Mt. Moro Province is the name of the Province of the Philippines consisting of the current provinces/regions of Zamboanga, Lanao, Cotabato, Priest or seminarian with censorjpg|thumb|Seminarian vested in a pleated Roman-style surplice with lace inserts holding a Thurible. Bagsak. On June 11, 1913, General John Pershing ordered the attack. Events 1184 BC - Trojan War: Troy is sacked and burned according to the calculations of Eratosthenes. Year 1913 ( MCMXIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common General Pershing and his American military attacked the fort at Bud Bagsak.
In many other battles in the Morolands, the U. S. Army Colt 0. 45 caliber pistol was tested and perfected as an effective "man stopper" against the Moro fighters, who often fought with berserker tendencies. Berserkers (or Berserks) were Norse Warriors who wore coats of wolf or bear skin and who were commonly understood to have fought in an uncontrollable
The four-day battle was personally led by U. S. Brigadier General John "Black Jack" J. Pershing of the 8th Infantry and Philippine Scouts against Moro resistance fighters armed mostly with kris, barongs, spears and few guns.
During the battle, Pershing came up to the front line and: "Stood so close to the trench, directing operations, that his life was endangered by flying barongs and spears which were being continually hurled from the Moro stronghold. " At this point in the battle, Pershing sent American officers into the front lines to lead the attack. But, after four days, the fort at Bud Bagsak, along with every warrior fell. General Pershing in a letter to his wife, he wrote: "The fighting was the fiercest I have ever seen. . . They are absolutely fearless, and once committed to combat they count death as a mere incident. "
More than 2,000 Moros died, including 196 women and 340 children.