Very rainy and disagreeable. Received a letter from [illegible] of Rochester in the afternoon, attended worship in Regt. chapel
also in the evening no news from home. Read most all day a book from the Regimental Library.
A vain man's motto is win god and wear it.
A generous Man's win gold and share it.
A miser's win gold and spare it.
A profligate's win gold and spend it.
A Broker's win gold and lend it.
A fool's win god and end it.
A gambler win gold and lose it.
A wise man's win gold and use it.
Rather rainy [procured] a pass and went to Corps. Head Qrs. also to later Div. Hd. Qrs. on my return received a gun and [illegible].
Wrote to [OMF] in the evening visited the [Dr.] and also worship in the chapel.
The Golden Maxim
A Sabbath well spent.
Brings a week of content
and health for the toils of tomorrow
But a Sabbath profaned
Whatso'er be gained
is a certain for forewarner of sorrow