[illegible] but a [dread] gloom pervading all. The people still exceedingly excited many instances of mob [illegible] prevailing
took a walk with some friends but could not enjoy the beautiful day. Returned to the Hospital sad, found two letters from
my betrothed for me. Answered mother's letter and also wrote to my Betrothed, sent two papers to her and two to Miss Libbie
E. Hodges did not feel. felt well but a grief is upon me.