Diary of John Henry Asendorf

Sunday, August 14th, 1898

This is a beautiful Morning we witness the ceremony of the Natives at the Alter wich we watched with great Interest, about 10 am we where moved to the Fire Dep. Building to take up permament Headquarters for our Regt. Co C. A & B where sent out to relieve the spanich Guard wich was on Guard in the Jail and Pennitentury. This spanich Guard ocupied the theater as Headquarters Co. C. & B occupied the Theater together with the spanich troops Christopher Shanaberger and Wm Collins are still on the Sick List!

This is a beautiful morning. We witnessed a ceremony of the natives at the altar which we watched with great interest. About 10 a.m. we were moved to the Fire Department building to take up permanant headquarters for our regiment. Companies C, A and B were sent out to relieve the Spanish guard which were on guard in the jail and the penitentiary. This Spanish guard occupied the theater as a headquarters. Companies C and B occupied the theater together with the Spanish troops. [Frank] Christopher, [Frank] Shanaberger and [Walter] E. Collins are still on the sick list!