Morning very warm and oppressive the heat is almost unbearable.
We had a Regiment drill this morn. at 12 N. it commenced raining and storm hard all the afternoon.
2 more ships arrived and the Gun boat Miami of Phila which we put back to Fortress Monroe with, [---]
I hear has a large mail on board for us. it is a rainy day and I have no news to write.
A drill day. another larger Ship
Arrived to day with the other 400
Of the NH 8th on board they
Have been 32 days coming from
Boston a long passage there is
Troop arriving every day.