[written above date] Stanton General Hospital Washington D.C.
A very fine day. Confirmed report of the late Battle. The Enemy despondent. received 3 letters. one from my Cousin at Petersburg.
one from a Conrad (1) in the 108th and one from dear Mrs. (4) Gray with a little gift in the shape of a House wife. filled
in good order with pin needles. thread Buttered wax thimbles and a pair of scissors.- Muting of our Division this Evening.
7 Candidates initiated and offices [distend] for the ensuring quarters. Was appermitted A.R. Serive several distinguished
visitors present exciting time during the elections feel quite well today.