To the Comdg [Commanding] Officer 8th Regt Penna Cavly. Vols. [8th Regiment Pennsylvania Cavalry Volunteers]
I have the honor to inform you that I have been a patient with the above Hospital since the 29th of August[,] having been transferred to it from Cavalry Corps Hospital at City Point[,] Va[.] by order of the Medical Director [unidentifiable abbreviation].