April, MONDAY 17, 1865
Camp in the field Evening Marched this morning at 9 oc Marched a bout 20 m to wards Farmville. very pleasant We heard last Evening with Regrett that President Lincon was Shot & killed. it is a great Calamity indeede Health Good
Camp neare Berks Station passed threw Farmville & Camped on hille Health Good.
Army of the James
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