Davis the Irish �rebel� poet and a part
of �Les Miserables� lent me by Halpine.
Supped with Gen. Hunter and party. A
heavy storm of incessant rain, during
which steamers were arriving from the
Stono. A cuchre-party in the General�s
quarters. Arrival and departure of wet
officers. In Halpine�s room, smoking.
Return of Fessenden and Stockton. To my
own room, the waves storming outside,
the wind piping and wailing.
5. Saturday. In the afternoon met
Trowbridge on the pier and went with him
for a walk, past the fort to the guardhouse,
where we saw prisoners to the hospital.
Returning alone, I supped with the Lieut-
Col. of Serrell�s regiment and his officers,
and witnessed their parade. Serrell, him-
self had not yet arrived from James
Island. A distribution of prizes for
yesterday�s shooting. In the tent with
Lieut-Col. after. Return to quarters;
talk and singing.
6. Sunday. As told in the letter to the
Tribune on pages 85, 87 and 89. I ac-
companied Gen. Hunter, Halpine and Mrs
Dibble, the doctor�s wife to the negro-school,