Was in hopes that I should receive my furlough in time to start today but did not get it until 9 in the evening. All of the
[slightly] wounded were transfered today to New York City received letter from home. Where I hope to carry my own self as
an answer tomorrow how good home will seem.
<June, with its roses,--June!
The gladdest month of the capricious year,
With its thick foliage, and its sunlight clear,
And with a drowsy tune
Of the bright, leaping waters, as they pass
Laughingly on amid the springing grass.>
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AM. arrived in Baltimore at 12 M. Had to remain there until 3 PM arrived in Harrisburgh at 6PM and had to remain there until
nearly 2 o'clock in the morning. [Crossed out text] Feel unsually warm my shoulder very painful no rest [illegible] put up
at the City Hotel [expenses] [$1.50]. Hope soon to be once more at home from which I have been about over 15 months in the
[illegible] was treated with great [indulgence] by several gents from Delaware. Also kindly treated by [Hon.] E. D. Smith
of R. in [illegible]