[from the diary of the Rev. Francis E. Butler, chaplain of the 25th New Jersey]
Sat 10. Q.M. & John went off by first train. I also recd. Metalic
coffin & exhumed & forwarded Posts body. vist. hosp –
Began a settled rain about dinner noon, & still rains 9 P.M.
[transcript by Mary Roy Dawson Edwards]