[written above date] Stanton General Hospital Washington D.C.
A rainy disagreeable day. War news stirring the entire Army in [motive] Sheridan defeats the enemy at Hatcher Run. Sloan my
Assistant was [relieved] today at my solicitation. Was too [illegible]. Feel sorry but could not keep it. Received a good
long letter from my fair Miss H. M. Sweet. has [illegible] then has been exchanged. Wrote letter to Cousin Johnny. Shoulder
quite painful. My [illegible] assistant Gen [illegible] printed 400 copies of blank prescriptions. Feel a little better.
Also in the evening wrote to Miss Gertrude Taylor [Orange] New Jersey.