Another fine day. Very refreshing shower in the morning. War news good surrender of Gen'l Thompson (Rebel) to a Union [Captain].
Interesting account of [Wilson] great said. In the afternoon took a [ramble] in the woods surrounding the City. enjoyed it
much. Received advertised letter from N.F. Jones and answered same. sent [paper] to Judith. wrote letter to [Clara] [C.] +
also to [Cousin] [Johnny]. feel very well. hope soon to be [homeward].