Another pleasant day. Took my hyacinths from the dark into the sunlight. I have [unreadable] in a pot--hope they will bloom in February. Kate has two in glasses. Lucy came down & spent last night. Dr. Cotton has telegraphed that Capt. Beale Whittlesey was killed at Chattanooga. Lt. Col. Douglas Putnam of the 96” wounded also Lieut. Putnam, Turner Selby, &c.