Diary of John Henry Asendorf

Sunday, March 19th, 1899

The Weather is lovely but warm everything is quiet all along the line but in the Evening heavy firing was heard on our Exstreme right for several hours we have fresh Meat and Bread in the Evening I went to Town and stayed in Captains Quarters in the City every thing is quiet but several shots where fired at the Sentinels guarded at the Rear at Headquarters.

The weather is lovely but warm. Everything is quiet all along the line but in the evening heavy firing was heard on our extreme right for several hours. We have fresh meat and bread. In the evening I went to town and stayed in the Captain’s quarters. In the city, everything is quiet but several shots were fired at the sentinels at the rear of headquarters.