Monday, February 13th, 1899

It being impossible for me to keep account from day to day I will put it all in a Nutschell because I was always occupied with work allmost day and night while all the Regiment had their Hands full in trying to Keep the Enemy at Bay wich where constandly shooting away at us on account of our smal Forse …

Friday, November 18th, 1898

It has raigned most part of the Night but the Morning is niese and clear and the Birds are sweetly singing the Air is compfortable I am now attached to doe duty at Headquarter this relieves me from all other duty we have fresh Meat again 6 men and a Sergant is on Guard we have Guard Mount now at …

Thursday, November 17th, 1898

This is a beautiful day 12 men are going out on Outpost to relieve the first detail at 8 am we are going trough our regular Drills we have fresh Meat again and our Meals are pretty fair Companies K and B wich have being quartered at Headquarters are moving in a large spanich House and are much satisfied with …

Wednesday, November 16th, 1898

This is another niece clear day and are able to goe through all drills we are able to get fresh Meat ashore we have 12 Men on Outpost and 2 Men on Brigade Guard Brown left the Kitchen on Monday and Basket took his place. Tucker Knight who has served 5 days in the Guard House and paid a fine …

Tuesday, November 15th, 1898

This is a beautifull day and for the first time in 5 days we are going through our regular routine of buisnes I went down the Bay after Meat but the Water is still to rough to permit us to goe out in a Leiter the Scandia left yesterday with a big Mail and some of our Sick Soldier on …

Monday, November 14th, 1898

This Morning the Sun is coming out hot and the Skie is niece and clear and the Birds are sweetly singing exspecially my 2 Pets in the Cage the Water is allmost gone and by Night the Streets are almost dried up again on a clornet the Bay being to rough we had to do without fresh Meat again we …

Sunday, November 13th, 1898

It has raigned all Night and the Morning all most all the Streets are floated some places 2 x 3 Feet deep most all of us stayed inside and spend the day quietly we hae no Service in the Evening we received Mail I received one from Mrs A. and one from A D Boyd it never stopped raign all …

Saturday, November 12th, 1898

It has raigned steady all Night and the Wind is blowing terible we have to keep all Window and Doors shut on account of the heavy rain we have no Drills and all we can do is to lay around our Quarters and pass time away as good as we can we have fresh Meat in the Morning the Bay …

Friday, November 11th, 1898

It has raigned all night and not likely to clear up to day we only have 2 men on Brig Guard and one on our Quarter at Night. Brown and James Baird are detached to doe the cooking in Place of G. Miller and Read Murphi being sick these are new Cooks and our Meal are not satisfactory we have …