[from the diary of the Rev. Francis E. Butler, chaplain of the 25th New Jersey]
Thurs 15. Very mild – but high wind. vist. hos. letters &c,
Heard of death of two soldiers – probable death of another,
letter fr. Sergt. Gibson Co. wounded prisoner paroled & at
Annapolis – Sue writes that Cousin Frank Butler
is in Stuarts Cavalry.
[transcript by Mary Roy Dawson Edwards]