Wrote home, pack’d box &c., started for F[airfax] S[tation]. Went with Mr. Alexander of PomphretCon[n]. to F[airfax] C[ourthouse] to distribute some boxes for his people. How grateful the soldiers are! Distributed many books to Cavalry.
Eve[ning]. Sick men came in from hospitals. Fed & cared for some 213 men. Was up all night. Got the men off at 4 a.m.
All day the sick came in. We fed & cheer’d & helped. Had many very good conversations, found the men well disposed & serious. At 4 p.m. signs of a move. At six all pack’d. A grand march forward. We came to head quarters. Station was entered by Rebs. During night. … Call’d at Armory Hosp[ital] to see Capt. Mott. His bro[ther] & sister came in answer to telegraph. He knew me, smiled, thank’d me again & said he was a sinner & needed X[i.e., Christ].