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Monitor Log: 3 July 1862

Remarks July 3rd /62

 

Commences & till 4 AM

fresh N. wind & rainy weather                                              

William Flye

 

 

From 4 to 8

Wind & weather same                                                           

E.V. Gager by L.N.S

 

 

From 8 to Meridian

Wind N. & light.  11 Flag ship made signal 1218.  At 11.30 got

under weigh & proceeded down the river                                                                                                                                                                                          Louis Stodder

 

 

From Meridian to 4

Light breeze from the N & W & cloudy weather.  At 12.45 came to anchor

at Herring creek. Gunboats Southfield, Aroostook & Currituck in company. Several shots were thrown towards a rebel battery by the last three vessels 

                                                                                                            [Not Signed]                                      

From 4 to 6

Wind light N.E. weather cloudy.  Transports continually moving up and down the river                                                                                                                 William Flye

 

 

From 6 to 8 PM

Wind & weather same                                                           

E.V. Gager by L.N.S.

 

 

From 8 to Midnight

Wind S.E & cloudy                                                               

Louis Stodder