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Monitor Log: 6 July 1862

Remarks July 6/62

 

Commences & till 4 AM

Calm & clear  Galena signalled frequently to the shore

during the watch.  2 Jacob Bell arrived. At 4 got underweigh and

convoyed St[eame]r Stepping Stones by Windmill p[oin]t.                                                                                                                                                                          E.V. Gager for L.N.S.

 

 

From 4 to 8

Wind & weather same. proceeded down to Windmill p[oin]t

and returned.  anchored at 7                                                                                                                                                                                                               Louis Stodder

 

 

From 8 to Meridian

At 10.30 Maratanza got under weigh and stood

down the river. calm & weather clear                                                                                                                                                                                                 SDG

 

 

From Meridian to 4 P.M

Light airs from the SW& clear.  At 1.30 the Maratanza

arrived bearing the pennant of Com Goldborough.  at 2 the Jacob Bell

came down the river.  3.45 the Delaware arrived and anchored                                                                                                                                                        William Flye

 

 

From 4 to 6

Wind & weather same                                               

E.V. Gager for L.N.S.

 

 

From 6 to 8 PM

Wind & weather same. U S St[eame]r Tioga arrived            

Louis Stodder

 

 

From 8 to Midnight

Wind W. weather clear & pleasant                                        

SDG