Were turned out at six. A. M. It is
reported that we are to return to
Alexandria and ship for Fort
Monroe. and move on Richmond
from that point. At five P. M we
received orders to move back to A.
and at six were on the road. at
midnight we halted and encamped
at Annandale. The day was
quite mild and Pleasant. but during
the night very rainy and cool.
[transcription by Maary Roy Dawson Edwards]