[from the diary of the Rev. Francis E. Butler, chaplain of the 25th New Jersey]
Sat 31. Fine, bright day – Made out my quarterly Chapls.
report to Col. & handed it to him, visited hosps – talked per-
sonaly with many of them, rode horseback past Hd. Qrs of
Army Potomac – very muddy – In eveg. had games
of what is yr. thot. like – (field & staff officers)
[transcript by Mary Roy Dawson Edwards]