July 14, 1864: Somewhere in the Foothills
[S]topped [in Visalia] over one night and two days. I got an escort of two men from the camp to assist King.
[This] evening, July 14, I started back alone. I rode about twenty-five miles before the moon went down. I had got into the foothills and could not see my way, so I pulled off the saddle and lay down under a tree and slept two hours….