[written above date] Stanton General Hospital Washington D.C.
A really delightful day. War news good. Junction of the armies under Gen Sheridan & [illegible] at Lynchburgh. reports of
a partial defeat of one of our armies. also the news of the capture of over 1000 prisoners.- Rested today. did not go out
of the Hospital at all. in the morning received a good loving letter from my Betrothed. also an informal note from Cousin
David. wrote a letter to Mrs. E. Grey of Rochester. Also read and received a number of old letters from my dearest Friend.
feel very well. but still tired.