Transcription of the Diary of Edward Hill, June 14, 1864 - June 25, 1864
Tuesday, June 14
Quite comfortable to day. Lieut Welch called to see me. Madam as usual brought me some nice things God help and reward her for it.
Wednesday, June 15
Memoranda I will ask her to sing "Father" Last night one of the residents of the Ward died. So they go. Bled to death from broken artery.
Thursday, June 16
About 6 so Friends call on me and keep my spirits pretty well as I do theirs I don’t know which
Friday, June 17
Quite comfortable Baldwin came in the evening to see me says no one came with him
Saturday, June 18
A surprise this morning by Augusta coming into my room shortly followed by Baldwins wife. Passed a portion of the day with me
Sunday, June 19
Feeling quite comfortable this morning but passed a wretched night. The family with me the most of the day.
Monday, June 20
Feel better to day Jack wheeled me about the floor a little for the first [time] Baldwin and the family left for home. Sorry to see them go. Measured for a suit of clothes to day
Tuesday, June 21
Went out for the first time to day, in the Hospital chair called up Capt Partridge 1st Anniversary of the Battle of Middleburg. Capt Mote killed James Elliott was with us that morning called on me to day. Had rather a row with Madam
Wednesday, June 22
Up early and writing Letters. A more satisfying interview to day-- Got tired out riding in the hospital Phaeton to day rec’d a letter from Stephen Mossett Col Pipes(?) through Madam.
Thursday, June 23
A beautiful morning finished writing to Mrs. Elliot. Received a terrible missive from Madam am sorry to have to allow that I merited it. A better feeling prevailing at night.
Friday, June 24
Very warm. Sent Jack to the madam this morning
Saturday, June 25
Remarkably hot weather. No news from the front a secret letter from A to day
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