Diary of John Henry Asendorf

Tuesday, August 9th, 1898

It is still raignen and Comp D K A & C leave Camp at 8 am for Outpost duty. Co C was left at the Cross Road south Orders to fortify a Building across the Street for Hospital purpose Companies K A & D where left on the road in a smal town called Passio again I was posted at Outpost No 1 right on the Beach Company C was distributed on different Post along the Line but everythink was quiet with ocasinally shots fired at the Outpost but no one was hit it never stopped Rain Miller Geo and Fos Rob are on the Sick List

It is still raining and Companies D, K, A and C leave camp at 8:00 a.m. for outpost duty. Company C was left at the crossroad south. Order to fortify a building across the street for hospital purposes. Companies K, A and D were left on the road in a small town called Pasay. Again I was posted at Outpost No. 1 right on the beach. Company C was distributed on different posts along the line but everything was quiet with the exception of an occasional shot fired at the outpost. No one was hit. It never stopped raining. [George] Miller and [Robert] Fox are on the sick list.