Started this morning on my journey to Washington bid my dear friends good bye, a long good bye. my cousin Daniel accompanied
me 10 miles to [illegible] from which [illegible] I walked to [illegible] a distance of 16 miles arrived in [illegible] at
10 a.m. had to wait 5 hours for the train, in the meantime wrote a letter and mailed it paper to my Judith, took the [illegible]
at 5 p.m. traveled all night, arrived in [illegible] by 1 a.m.
After traveling all night and seeing many signs of recent presence of an enemy, on the [illegible] arrived in Washington at
11 a.m. reported at the office took a [short] nap] and then sat down and wrote to my Judith, found several letters waiting.
Am completely tired [illegible].