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Monitor Log: 26 May 1862

Remarks Monday May 26th/62

 

Midnight to 4 A.M

Wind North & pleasant                                                                      

Louis Stodder

 

 

 

4 to 8 A.M

Fresh breeze from the N.E & cloudy,  at 5. AM sent the boat ashore after

two rebel deserters and  delivered them up to the flag ship                                      

Geo. Frederickson

 

 

8 to Meridian

Light breezes from S.E. & cloudy weather                           

William Flye

 

 

Meridian to 4 P. M

Wind N.E & drizzling rain.  three side wheel steamers belonging to the Potomac

flotilla arrived.  Flag of truce arrived at the point                                         

E.V. Gager

 

 

4 to 6 P. M

Wind & weather same                                                                       

Louis Stodder

 

 

6 to 8 P. M

Wind East & drizzling rain. at 7. P.M Gunboat  Mahaska arrived                                                                                                                                         Geo. Frederickson

 

 

8 to Midnight

Light wind from N.E & misty weather                                 

William Flye