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Monitor Log: 1 June 1862

Remarks Sunday June 1st/62


Midnight to 4 A.M.

Light breeze from S.E & cloudy weather                              

William Flye



4 to 8 AM

Wind variable & heavy showers first part 

Latter part S.E & cloudy. Heavy firing heard                                                                                                                                                                                                E.V. Gager



8 to Meridian

Wind S.E & cloudy.  Constant firing in direction of Richmond 

picked up a deserter & sent him aboard the flag ship                                                            

Louis Stodder



Meridian to 4 P.M

Light & baffling airs from N & N.E weather clear & warm                                                                                                                                                               Geo. Frederickson      



4 to 6 P.M

Calm & pleasant                                                                                 

William Flye



6 to 8 PM

Same wind & weather.  Gun boats  Aroostook & Jacob Bell came down the river                                                                                                               E.V. Gager



8 to Midnight

Calm & pleasant.  Tug Dragon arrived from below               

Louis Stodder