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Monitor Log: 17 June 1862

Remarks June 17/62


Commences & till 4 AM

Light breezes from the S.E & clear weather                          

William Flye





4 to 8 A.M

Wind & weather same 5.30 Galena got under weigh & proceeded down the

river                                                                                                                 E.V. Gager



8 to Meridian

Wind S & clear.  Heavy firing in direction of city P[oin]t. lasting about an hour

Mahaska dropped below us & anchored                                                                   

Louis Stodder




Meridian to 4 P.M

Clear & pleasant weather. wind South. saw several pickets on left bank

of the river

                                                                                                [Not Signed]              




4 to 6 P.M

Light breeze from the S & fine weather                                

William Flye


6 to 8 PM

Wind S.S.E. & fine weather              

8 to Midnight

Wind & weather same                                                                                   

E.V. Gager