Transcription of the Diary of Edward Hill, February 27, 1864 - March 27, 1864
Saturday, February 27
Sunday, February 28
Went to the Fort with Mrs. M to see Dress Parade went to church in the morning with the widow.
Monday, February 29
Went with Mr & Mrs M Mr. & Mrs Teal(?) and the widow to see Mrs Bowers in East Lynne. Lady Isabel and Madam Vine(sic)--pleasant time
Tuesday, March 1
Left B for Washington called at Hospital Directors not in
Wednesday, March 2 [Washington]
Called as referred to Dr. Antiselle met Dr Townsend introduced to Dr Smith set me all right and commenced treatment.
Thursday, March 3
Thursday a note from Madam Houseright she having arrived from New York- with the intent(?) to call upon Saturday.
Friday, March 4
Met Lieut [Wm W.] Gage at the Dr's and changed my boarding place to Capt Slaters.
Saturday, March 5
damp to day with some rain. Went to see Edwin Booth in his great character of Richelieu Saw for the first time my friend Mrs. Housewright sent around a Bouquet in the afternoon Going to see Booth as Richard III to night.
Sunday, March 6
Passed last evening with Madam H, went to church to day with Miss Slater, called on Mullen (?) in the afternoon
Tuesday, March 22
Called on Mrs. Wells- visited in evening with Kate Adelina God bless her
Wednesday, March 23
Letter from Capt Partridge. a pleasant visit this afternoon with Madam
Thursday, March 24
Went in open carriage with Madam to Fords Saw [Edwin] Forrest in Richelieu
Friday, March 25
Loaned 20$ from Wells. Played billiards. Went with Wells to see Forrest as Damon at Fords.
Saturday, March 26
Stormy to day. a good visit with K Adelina. Made Easter party with Mrs. Wells this evening-
Sunday, March 27
Sent notice of 10 days to the Adj Gen'l of the army and to the Rgm't. a sunset walk in the evening with Madam Adelina. A letter from her in the afternoon A supper at night with Capt Caslon wrote to Col Welch and Capt Kay.
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