[written above date] Stanton Gen'l Hospital Washington D.C.
Another wet dreary day. Could not do anything at my work because the carpenter work has to be done yet. War news very good
the Enemy seem to be [Illegible]. General Sherman completely puzzles them. No letter received [Illegible]- today, in the eveing,
our debating club [assembly] was in the choir as Vice President; the question for debate was resolved that secret-soceity
are prejudice to mankind desired by the President in the Affirmation a very spirited debate. Felt very well, all day.