Jul 1. Fell in at 12N, marched 13 miles & bivouacked near Gettesburg. Sick & rode in the ambulance for the first time. Jul 2. Fell in line soon after day light. Went in battle 3 PM. Fired five rounds & was wounded in the side. Same ball wounded my comrad. Jul 3. At the division hospital, heavy cannonading all day. The Rebbels fell back in the afternoon. I.W. Winsmith & J.B. Fisk died of wounds. Jul 4. Still at the hospital. Fighting still going on. Rebble Gen Longstreet taken prisoner. Rained hard. Wounded being brought in very fast. Jul 5. Still at the hospital. Wet & rainy day. The Rebbels in full retreat toward the Potomac. Jul 6. Still at the hospital. Went to an old farm house got some bread. Over 10,000 Rebbel prisoners have been taken in the late engagement. Jul 7. Moved our hospital up on a hill. Ladies came in to see the wounded. Wrote a letter home. Two dead bodies floated down the creek this morning. The wounded suffering. Jul 8. Still at the hospital. Wet & rainy day. Wounded suffering very much. Jul 9. Clear & pleasant. Will Stewart of my company failing very fast. Took ease of him best I could. Jul 10. Still at the hospital. Very warm, the citizens remaking wills. Everything for the wounded, taking ease of Will. Jul 11. Still in the hospital in Addams County Pa. My friend Will Stewart died early this morning. Jul 12. Still in the hospital at Addams County Pa. Some of the wounded were sent away. Another battle the militia defeat the Rebs. Jul 13. Still at the hospital in the wood. Jul 14. Left the hospital and went to Gettesburg. Prayed in the church used for a ___ Jul 15. Took the cars for Baltimore arrived at McKims mansion hospital about ten in the evening. Great riot in New York. Jul 16. Still in the hospital at Baltimore, a very pleasant place. Have a view of almost the entire city. 7,000 prisoners taken at Port Hudson. Jul 17. Still in the hospital at Baltimore. Wrote letter to Brother Cortland. Jul 18. Still at McKims hospital Baltimore. Wrote letters. Gen Mead recrossing the Potomac in pursuit of Gen Lee. Jul 19. A warm pleasant morning but how many in the last few days have passed away & I am yet spared. What miracles ____ of God. PM attended church in the dining room. Jul 20. Still at the McKims mansion hosp. Doing well, very warm. Jul 21. Obtained a pass & went to town. Got a good dinner of ham & eggs. Bought a _____. Jul 22. Still at McKims mansion hospital. Jul 23. Obtained a pass & went to town, bought a bible, ___. Jul 24. Obtained a pass and went into the burying ground. The most splendid one I ever saw. Very warm & pleasant. Jul 25. Stayed in the hospital all day. Two men died, weather very warm. Jul 26. Went to see the ____. Grand sight. Afternoon attended meeting in the library room. Jul 27. Obtained a pass & went to town A.M. Nothing going on. Lonesome business staying in the hospital. Jul 28. Stayed in the hospital all day. Read and wrote letters. Small fright at Mains___ Gap, enemy repulsed. Jul 29. Got a pass & went to burying ground & ____ ____. Wrote letter. Jul 30. Stayed in the hospital all day, read & wrote. Reported capture of Fort Wagnor. Jul 31. Obtained a pass and went to town. Very warm weather.
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