Diary of John Henry Asendorf

Thursday, December 8th, 1898

The Weather is fine out Outpost detail comes in at 8 am and reports everythink quiet on the line our Company is getting themselfes in good shape for Evening Regimental dressparade and Grand Review at 4 pm this is to take place at Malette about 4 Miles from our Quarters we have Fresh Meat and in the Evening we get some more Mail some of us are recieving Packages sent from Home in the Evening good many of us went to YMCA tent where a Methodist Missionary is holding a services of Revival Meeting I send a letter Home and some papers the same Men remain on Sick List

The weather is fine. Our outpost detail comes in at 8 a.m. and reports everything quiet on the line. Our company is getting themselves in good shape for evening regimental dress parade and grand review at 4 p.m. This is to take place at Malate about four miles from our quarters. We have fresh meat and in the evening we get some more mail. Some of us are receiving packages sent from home. In the evening a good many of us went to the YMCA tent where a Methodist missionary is holding services and a revival meeting. I sent a letter home and some papers. The same men remain on the sick list.