ted. Back, and to reading and scrib-
bling, in our room.
18. Sunday. With Howell to
the Provost Marshal�s, in the hopes
of obtaining a mail. Got only a letter
to me from Shaw (directed �Head
Gorilla� and signed �Hyena.�) To
steamboat Iberville, just came in, then
to Gen Grover�s Headquarters, then to
post-office and quartermasters � all
in search of what we did not obtain, let-
ters and newspapers. To house, and
shortly afterwards, the three of us to the
levee with intent to send notes by the Iber-
ville, but she had started. Back to
house, and indoors during the rest of
the rainy day and night. Mann look-
ed in before sunset, but did not stay. Wrote
a long letter to Jack Edwards.
19. Monday. Out in triumvirate, to
the levee. Hills got newspaper on board
of the ugly little steamer Frank Mumford.
Going back into the town, through the