Diary of John Henry Asendorf

Monday, May 8th, 1899

I was on Guard at the prison several Ships arived in the Bay but no Transports out Ration are again of the poorest Kind therfor much grumbling is done Comisary Sergt was apointed D Mitchel from B Co a late Recruit 18 men remain on the Sick List

I was on guard at the prison. Several ships arrived in the bay but no transports. Our rations are again of the poorest kind, therefore much grumbling is done. Commissary Sergeant was appointed, D. Mitchell from Company B, a late recruit. Eighteen men remain on the sick list.