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Monitor Log: 22 May 1862

Remarks Thursday May 22nd/62

 

Midnight to 4 A.M

Wind west & pleasant.  heard two shots.  supposed them to be fired at

us from the Riflemen on shore                                   

Louis Stodder

 

 

4 to 8 A.M

Light breezes from the Southd and clear pleasant weather.  at 7.30 hauled alongside of a schooner & got ready to coal.  8 AM Steamer Rancocas arrived under flag of truce                                                                                                            

Geo. Frederickson

 

 

8 toMeridian

Wind & weather same. Port Royal moved up the river and

Maratanza moved down.  All hands employed coaling ship                                                                                                                                                              William Flye

 

 

Meridian to 4 P.M

First Part light winds from S.W& fine weather.  Gunboat Aroostook steamed

up the river.  finished coaling.  took on 30 tons. 3 P.M heavy squall from N.W  

Let go the schooner and moved up dropped our anchor near flag ship  

Latter part wind East                                                                                                                                                                                                                          E.V. Gager

 

 

4 to 6 P.M

Wind & weather same.  William H. Romili, Wm. Blagdean, & John Mason were sent to the Steamer Rancocas for Fortress Monroe to be placed the Hospital                                                                                                                               Louis Stodder

 

 

6 to 8 P.M

Strong breeze from S.E with showers of rain            

Geo. Frederickson

 

 

8 to Midnight

Calm & pleasant                                                                                 

William Flye