Started this morning on my journey to Washington bid my dear friends good bye, a long good bye. my cousin Daniel accompanied
me 10 miles to [illegible] from which period I walked to [Elmirns] a distance of 16 miles arrived in [Elmirns] at 10 a.m.
had to wait 5 hours for the train, in the meantime wrote a letter and mailed a paper to my Judith, took the [cons] at 5 p.m.
traveled all night, arrived in [Harinbugh] by 1 a.m.
After traveling all night and seeing many signs of recent presence of an enemy, on the [road] arrived in Washington at 11
a.m. reported at the office took a short nap and then sat down and wrote to my Judith, found several letters waiting. Am completely