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Monitor Log: 1 July 1862

Remarks July 1st 62


Commences & till 4 AM   Wind S.W & clear                                                                                                                                                                                    Louis Stodder




From 4 to 8

Light N.W. wind & clear weather.  7.15 Mahaska went down the river  

Coal steamer M Francis came along side. coaled ship at 7.30                                                                                                                                                            Geo. Frederickson



From 8 to Meridian

Wind & weather same.  Finished coaling.  Rec[eive]’d 20 tons.  S.R. Spaulding

arrived. Occasional firing heard to N[orth[w[ar]d                                                 

William Flye




From Meridian to 4 PM

Light breeze from the S.E & cloudy.  Maratanza & Galena passed

up the river                                                                                                                 

E.V. Gager



From 4 to 6

Wind S.E & hazy.  Maratanza went down the river                                                                                                                                                                           Louis Stodder



From 6 to 8

Wind S.E & cloudy weather                                      

Geo. Frederickson




From 8 to Midnight

Wind S. E. weather pleasant.  8.15 Maratanza passed. arriving up

St[eame]rs Metamora & John Tucker with troops                                                                 

William Flye