Up early this morning. left Washington on the 6:30 train arrived in Baltimore at 9. [inelligible] Baltimore our train met
with an accident which was night a fatal one as the areas were well loaded. ran into a car left standing upon the track smashing
up engine and tender but hurting no one. left Baltimore at 9 1/2 had to ride upon the top of the car. arrived in [Harrisburgh?]
at 12 p.m. in W[inelligible] at 7pm and in [Elmia?] at 12 am. stopped at Soldiers home, and rewrote a short letter to Judie,
hope soon to see her, long for the time.
Left [Elmia?] at 6 1/2 am. Arrived in [inelligible] at 7. had for a companion a strong minded Lady all the way to Rochester
where we arrived by 1 P.M. went direct to the office, was greeted by all hands, found my vote had been changed feel like saying
something strong. afterwards went home. visited a little and stayed all night at Miss Clarke's. happy to find all so well.