Diary of John Henry Asendorf

Wednesday, November 16th, 1898

This is another niece clear day and are able to goe through all drills we are able to get fresh Meat ashore we have 12 Men on Outpost and 2 Men on Brigade Guard Brown left the Kitchen on Monday and Basket took his place. Tucker Knight who has served 5 days in the Guard House and paid a fine of $3.00 is relieved Hustead Murphie and Wilson are on the sick List the Ball Game was postponed until some time later

This is another nice clear day and we are able to go through all our drills. We were able to get fresh meat ashore. We have twelve men on outpost and two men on Brigade guard. Brown left the kitchen on Monday and Basket took his place. Tucker Knight, who has served five days in the guard house and paid a fine of $3.00 is relieved. [Frank] Hustead, [Jesse] Murphy and Rollie Wilson are on the sick list. The ball game was postponed until some time later.