Remained in camp all afternoon. […] Drew 10 days rations.
First Maine Battery of Light Artillery
Marched about 4 miles and took position on the banks of the River. Left the wagons with By “B” – they commenced to rebuild the R.R. Bridge. Will complete it in a few days – all quiet – very hot.
Make camp as [illegible] marches by Beulitin to Rappahannock Station […] by not. A sharp Cavalry filled in afterward and evening Otis said that Mr. [illegible] was driven seven miles from the River.
Lay all day in camp reading Russell’s “Diary North and South”
Moved out at 8 o’clock pass through the town and followed the road over the plains to [illegible] Junction getting in at 4 o’clock. The 11th Corps arriving in at the same time.
Remained in camp today. Rainy. Quite sick with a cold. […] Got a letter from mother written Jul 3rd.
In morning moved Hosp to [illegible] tower. The Rebs retreating and our troops following slowly. Some prisoners brought in.
Spent the forenoon inspecting the new wagon. Everything quiet again. The Sixth Camp reported across the river. In afternoon pitched one of the Hop. tents.
Spent the day as usual.
I got a letter in evening from Mullen.
Hot and sunny.
It has cleared off at length. Today has been very pleasant. A high mind has heaven drying up the mud.