[written above date] Stanton General Hospital Washington D.C.
A beautiful day overhead but very muddy below. At work as usual, setting type and printing 150 Diet-Reports like my work very
well 'tis rather tiresome however war news good very good bringing bight hopes for the future and a triumpant close of this
unholy war, received a letter today from my little friend. J. Cornell of Rochester, in the morning wrote a letter to my betrothed
Miss Judith Underdown, feel very well.