Thursday, March 23rd, 1899

Weather is lovely everythink sems quiet we are making preparation to advance on the Rebels the Utah Battery is bringing out several more Guns death rate is increising in the City as on our Way out to the Field we met about 20 Funerals one chinese Funeral followed by 29 Coronates good many arrest where made in the City and several Regiment bring in from 20 to 60 prisoners inro the City at Night every thing is quiet Natives and everyone else must be off the Street at 7 pm

The weather is lovely. Everything seems quiet. We are making preparations to advance on the rebels. The Utah Battery is bringing out several more guns. The death rate is increasing in the city as, on our way out to the field, we met about 20 funerals, one Chinese funeral followed by 29 Coronates. A good many arrests were made in the city and several Regiments bring from 20 to 60 prisoners into the city. At night everything is quiet. The natives and everyone else must be off the street by 7 p.m.