Diary of John Henry Asendorf

Thursday, September 1st, 1898

This is another pretty day we hear all kinds of Rumor “Grab Vein” about us going “Home” and about our coming of pay day in a few days we are doing our regular Routine of duty and also have a Inspection of Arms Blanket and Canteen Hustead christopher Lewis Burke Hanon and Daugherty are on the Sick List!

This is another pretty day. We hear all kinds of rumors [through the] grape vine about us going home and about our coming pay day in a few days. We are doing our regular routine of duty and also have an inspection of arms, blankets and canteens. [Frank] Hustead, [Frank] Christopher, [Charles] Lewis, [Charles] Burke, Hannan and [Homer] Daugherty are on the Sick List.