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Monitor Log: 5 June 1862

Remarks Thursday June 5th /62


Midnight to 4 AM

Cloudy weather & heavy rain.  wind variable ending at NW.                                                                                                                                               William Flye



4 to 8 AM

Wind moderate at N.W & cloudy weather                                        

E.V. Gager



8 to Meridian

Wind & weather same.  Gunboat Southfield moved up off the

mouth of the Appomattox                                                                                                                 

Louis Stodder



Meridian to 4 P.M

Light breeze from the N.W & cloudy weather.  8.30 the delaware came

down the river & anchored close to us                                                                                                                                                                                               Geo. Frederickson



4 to 6 P.M

Moderate breeze from N.W & cloudy weather, 4.30 the Massachusetts (Flag of truce) & gunboat Dragon went down the river                                                

William Flye



6 to 8 P.M

Wind & weather same  Heard firing towards Richmond                                                                                                                                                       E.V. Gager



8 to Midnight

Wind North & cloudy                                                            

Louis Stodder