A fine morning, but very warm. Camm and Larkin rode over and spent the morning. The Col. and sons left about eleven, were late getting to church. Bill, the Lieut., Bake, Zac and myself went in the carriage, and Bartlett to drive, to Zion; Pigeo and Liv in the buggy with Duroc to the Acquinton and dined at Robert Hill’s. Returned to supper. The rest of us returned to dinner. Parky cooked. Had a lamb killed this morning especially for the servants, reserved a quarter for dinner. Bake and the Lieut. take their usual walk, returned at twilight. Hardie remained at home. Intends going to Richmond tomorrow morning. Says he has a letter to write today. – – Bake wrote to Mary tonight. I fixed up a snack for Hardie to take with him. He has an idea of going to Danville before he returns. Loaned him $25 in greenbacks, and gave him $10 in gold of his money.