A very beautiful day. No services of Hd. Qrs. today wrote to mother no news from home. Feel very well the small pox has broken
out in Camp three Negroes have been taken with it and immediately sent to the [Rest] house in Washington.
Very fine day no news from home. Grand Ball of Corps Hd Qrs. given in honor of Washington's Birthday. The Rebels fired a [salute]
today in his honor.
Nathan Brinckley Dr. 1.75