[written above date]: Stanton General Hospital. A rainy day, in the morning hurried to the Capital and looked for the last
time on the face of he who it will be said of. "Too good to [err], to gentle to suspect or inflict injury. Noble in his life
he looked nobler in his narrow home truly the poet says tuly. "The good man never dies." An immense an course of people waiting
to see the remains. In the evening wrote a long letter to my Betrothed. [illegible] has fallen and [illegible] surrendered
his whole command. The end is near, God grant a speedy peace.