Diary of John Henry Asendorf

Wednesday, December 28th, 1898

This is a beautifull day Co D is on Outpost duty all papers have Rumors of expecting Trouble and the Comanders have Orders to keep all these in or near the Quarters in the Evening there is a fire in our Nayborhood and 2 Houses burned down we had fresh Meat this day Joe Johnson Milbert Johnson D Twist McMasters and 9 more wich are on light duty are on the Sick Book

This is a beautiful day. Company D is on outpost duty. All the papers have rumors of expecting trouble and the commanders have orders to keep all these in or near the quarters. In the evening there is a fire in our neighborhood and two houses burned down. We had fresh meat this day. Joe Johnson, Milbert Johnson, David Twist, McMasters and nine more on light duty are on the sick book.