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Monitor Log: 8 July 1862

Remarks July 8th/62


Commences & till 4 AM

Calm & weather clear                                                            




From 4 to 8 AM

Light airs from the N.W & clear weather.  At 6 the

coal schooner came alongside                                                                                                                                                                                                             William Flye



From 8 to Meridian

Light airs from the N.W & fine weather. finished coaling

at 11 AM.  took in twenty tons. Currituck came up from below and anchored

near us. 11.30 Galena made signall 959.  12. got underweigh and proceeded

up the river. Anthony Connoly Sea[man] was reported for Insolence to an officer                                                                                                                          E V Gager for L.N.S



From Meridian to 4 PM

Wind & weather same.  proceeding up the river followed

by the Maratanza & Galena. 3 turned & proceeded down.hove to off Hill Carter


Louis Stodder



From 4 to 6

Steaming down the river in company with the Galena

& Maratanza. Wind N & W[estwar]d & weather clear               




From 6 to 8

Wind & weather same.  still under weigh                              

William Flye



From 8 to Midnight

Light airs S.W & fine weather.  At 8.20 anchored off Berkely                                                                                                                                             E.V. Gager by L.N.S.