Early this morning started with Lieut. Shields from Div. headquarters. Arrived there and saw him safely in Mrs. Gen. [Hays]
[illegible]. Saving all most all day. In the Evening found Gen. [Hays] news of a friend being killed by piece of shell. In
the fornoon the Dr. received the [same]. [& then] [they] seemed glad to have us retreat. Our losses about 300 killed and wounded.
The Gen. [had] 2 horses shot.
Chap. Barry, Dr. [Drewy] .50 ct.
Issac Tholm .. boots 3.00
[written above date:]
Hd. Qs. 3d Div. 2nd Corps.
Started today for my new duty as [mail ag] and I [illegible] bid the doctor good bye. He has been a true friend. All is quiet
today along the [illegible] march of the troops are marching back to their [illegible] [and camp] one Brigade [will have to
remain] in [case] the enemy attempts to cross. Friendly letter from Cousin Judie.