[written above date] Stanton Gen'l Hospital Washington D.C.
A very fine but cold day. No war news of any account this day. In the fore-noon visited Cousin Johnny at Mt. Pleasant Hospital.
found him well and in a good situation, stayed with him all the fore-noon. In the afternoon returned to the the hospital and
was at work in the office til evening. 19 Patients admitted all sick. In the evening wrote a letter to Cousin David Thatcher
and sent Aunt two papers. No letters received today. Feel very well.