Diary of John Henry Asendorf

Sunday, March 26th, 1899

got up at 5 a.m. and ate Breakfast and moved by the right Flank attacked the Niggers at about 2 p.m. they where entrenched gehind the R. Road the South Dacota charged them on the the right and Penn in Front had a hot fight after wich we took their position J Kline of Co H. was Killed and Wm Collins and E Barnes of Cos C wounded we stayed all Night in a Town where we had plenty of chickens to eat and some of our Boys got some good Relics

Got up at 5 a.m. and ate breakfast and moved to the right flank. Attacked the niggers at about 2 p.m. They were entrenched behind the railroad. The South Dakota charged them on the right and Pennsylvania in front. Had a hot fight after which we took their position. Jacob Cline of Company H was killed and William Collins and Elmer Barnes of Company C [were] wounded. We stayed all night in a town where we had plenty of chickens to eat and some of our boys got good relics.