Diary of John Henry Asendorf

Sunday, September 4th, 1898

this is a fine day but as usual hot as ever we all attend devine Services it is rumored to day that we are to be transferred to the first Brigade therby constituting a change of duty but the Colonel objects to this as all are satisfied with the present Quarters Hustead christopher Lewis Burke Hannon Max and Collins C.D. are on the Sick List.

This is a fine day but, as usual, hot as ever. We all attend divine services. It is rumored that we are to be transferred to the First Brigade thereby constituting a change of duty but the Colonel [Alexander Hawkins] objects to this as all are satisfied with the present quarters. [Frank] Hustead, [Frank] Christopher, [Charles] Lewis, [Charles] Burke, [Max] Hannan and [Charles] Collins are on the sick list.