Thursday. Went into the Hospital where the wounded rebel prisoners are. Found most of them doing well & pretty cheerful. The ladies of the place attend them constantly, & provide many comforts for them which add greatly to their happiness. Most of those I saw looked like intelligent men, and they are apparently among the better class of Southern soldiers. 10 o’clock A.M. Orders have just come to cook 1 day’s ration of beef, & take that, with 1 day’s ration of raw pork and two of hard bread, & get ready to move as soon as possible. It is supposed we are to go up the Bayou by Steamer to New Iberia. Got away—not by Steamer, but afoot—about 2 P.M. Marched about 9 miles to a place on the bayou called “Indian Bend.” Reached there about dusk. Made coffee, ate supper, & camped down. The men nearly all slept on the ground without their tents. Self & Lieuts. slept on the floor in a house with the Field Officers & some others.