[written above date] Stanton Gen'l Hospital Washington D.C.
A beautiful day and even took a walk to find a fair about 11 o'clock in the Evening. War news of no account. President Lincoln
and [illegible] returned from Fortress Manor to day with a hopeful countenance. Received a letter from (1) Cousin David Thatcher
but no news from my loved one. wrote a letter this evening for Judith. feel very well.
Saturday - Thank God and sing; Tribute to his treasury bring; Be prepared for [illegible] king:
Thus your hopes on Jesus cast; Thus let all you your weeks be [passed]; And you shall be saved at last.