Wednesday, 9 August, 1865

After all necessary preparations, all retired to take a few hours sleep in order to make as early a start as possible after 1 o’clk. to Richmond. They started a little after 2. Had a beautiful night for their travel. – – Gave Bill quinine today, but he had a rise of fever notwithstanding. Gave him calomel and Jalap. Should have given it last night.