Diary of John Henry Asendorf

Wednesday, May 3rd, 1899

The Weather is hot I got a Pass to goe to Santa Roocky and gathered some Shells I send one Cigar Box to Mrs A. and some to Br Christ in the Evening we recieved Mail I receive 3 letters and som papers and a Can of (illegible – looks like Curic) Jelly. 12 Men are on Guard and 21 sick

The weather is hot. I got a pass to go to San Roque and gathered some shells. I sent one cigar box to Mrs. Asendorf and some to my brother Christian. In the evening we received mail. I received three letters and some papers and a can of curic (?) jelly. Twelve men are on guard and 21 are sick.