20. Tuesday. Non mi recordo
very definitely. To Capt. Cowie�s office,
alone, to return Orley Farm and inquire
about whiskey. Back. Sent Henry
for latter. Some strolling about. Af-
ternoon indoors. Evening, with Howell
to the camp of Billy Wilson�s regiment,
there to sup with the redoubtable colo-
nel, and half a dozen of his officers.
In a house � fire burning in sitting
room, mess room beyond. Stayed till
about 10, then back, through the dark
night and uneven streets, challenged
by the sentries.
21. Wednesday. With any two
companies round to Seamans� office,
which we found thronged, as usual, by
applicants of all colors. Learnt that
Gen. Banks had arrived, in the New
Brunswick steamboat, with a portion of
his staff, and Gen. Weitzel. He was
ashore and in consultation with Gen Augur.
Off alone to find the office of the