Wednesday, April 1, 1863.
very fine day fer [for] the first i sent a letter to sister on mondy I have not bin out to day very buisey sewing father talkes of going home next weeke Nell and Alfred were up we had a
Jolly time quite stormy Em mccee paid me quite a long visit i went up to see mr gibbs he is better spent the evening home with father had to march as usal althou Crutices came home with me
quite a Spring day i was out Promanading stoped at rachels Nellie and anna was up here this morning neal exppects to get off tomorrow
Emilie’s father lived in Harrisburg; he had been visiting Philadelphia since the beginning of the year.