Diary of John Henry Asendorf

Friday, September 9th, 1898

this is a pretty day but at 7 p m we have hard Rains wich continue all Night the Captain is trying to make Arangements to send Crable home who has being at the Hospital at Cavite for a long time the papers have all being completed and Thomas Rhoades has taken all of his things over to him at Cavite this is a quiet day all the Boys are resting up christopher and Lewis C. are the only ones on the Sick List

This is a pretty day but at 7:00 p.m. we have hard rain which continue all night. The Captain [Daniel Bierer] is trying to make arrangement to send [William] Crable home. He has been at the hospital in Cavite for a long time. The papers have been completed and Thomas Rhodes has taken all of his things to him at Cavite. This is a quiet day. All the boys are resting up. [Frank] Christopher and Charles Lewis are the only ones on the sick list.