Aug 1. Stayed in the hospital all day. _____is getting along finely. Aug 2. Stayed in hospital all day. In the PM attended meeting in the dining room. Thank the Lord for so many favors & blessings. Aug 3. Obtained a pass to town- Reported defeat of Stuarts cavalry. A general engagement expected & ______. Aug 4. Went to town. Aug 5. Went to town, very warm. Received letter from Sister Margaret. Aug 6. A day of thanksgiving and prayer appointed by the President of the U.S. for our late victories. Aug 7. Went to town. Received letter from Cousin Melissa. Aug 8. Stayed in hospital all day, wrote letter to Cousin. Aug 9. Stayed in hospital. In the PM attended meeting in the dining room. Ye every one that ___ rain ye to the waters to drink. Aug 10. Done nothing but read. Report that Gen Grant is to take command of the Army of the Potomac. Aug 11. Went to work in the dining room. Army of the Potomac to be reorganized. ___ things are ___ and ___. Aug 12. Very warm, the themomitor is 98 degrees. Received four letters from the Regt. Aug 13. Obtained pass & went to town. Saw my friend Charles Hubbard. He came to the hospital with me. Aug 14. Worked in the dining room all day. Seadrid came in with everything for the wounded to eat. Very warm. Aug 15. Stayed at the hosp all day. Received letter & very hot weather. Aug 16. Stayed at the hosp all day. In the afternoon attended meeting in the dining room. Aug 17. Stayed in hospital all day. Received letter. Just two years to-day since I enlisted. One year in all and then will be free. Aug 18. Obtained a pass and went to town. Nothing of any importance going on. Aug 19. No entry Aug 20. Went to the straglers camp to see my friend Charles Hill. Sent book to Cousin Melissa. Aug 21. Worked in the dining room all day. Fancy town ladies came in with ___ for the soldiers. Aug 22. No entry Aug 23. The heart is deceitful above all things and desperately wicked. Who can know it? The ___ search the heart & try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways and awarding to the ____ his doing. Aug 24,25. No entry Aug 26. But the Lord is with me as a mighty, terrible one. Therefore my persecutors shall stumble and they shall not prevail. They shall be greatly ashamed for they shall not prosper, their everlasting ____shall never be forgotten. Aug 27, 28. No entry Aug 29. 30, 31. Peace be unto you and Silas can be in heaven even when they are still into the inner prison, their bodies scouraged with many ___ and their feet ___ the stocks. The martyrs find more rest in their flames ___. Their persecutors in their ___ & ___ they foresee the flames they escape.
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