October 19, 1891

Monday Oct 19   A very fine day   we arose Early & Mag & I went to Washington to a reunion of my old Co F 11th Iowa infty   I put team up at Benz’s & we met by invitation at A. J. Dawsons, Co [Company] treasurer & he took us to a restaurant & got our dinner  13 members present & most of them had their wives & some other soldiers present  in all 43    we passed a most pleasant PM   had roll call of all members of the Co & Short Speeches from Dawson & Lemon & anecdotes from several   then we went & had our pictures taken in a group of 13 of us & Mag & I went home with John Keating & wife 3 miles East of Washington to Stay all night   we found him well fixed in a new house & passed a very pleasant Evening with my old Comrade   I paid John Roda $15,40

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