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Monitor Log: 14 July 1862

Remarks July 14/62


Commences & till 4 AM

Fresh breeze & fine clear weather                                          

E.V. Gager




From 4 to 8

Strong breeze from S[outhwa]rd  & smoky.  At 5 St[eame]r Satellite went

down                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Louis Stodder



From 8 to Meridian

Light breeze from the S[outhwa]rd & clear.  Gunboat Cimerone

arrived. Galena went up the river                                                                                                                                                                                                       Geo. Frederickson



From Meridian to 4 PM

Wind & weather same. Cimerone went down the river                                                                                                                                                        William Flye



From 4 to 6

Same wind & weather                                                                       

E.V. Gager



From 6 to 8

 Wind W. & clear. St[eame]r Vanderbilt came down from

above.  Tug Powell with stores came along side.  Paymaster Keeler returned                                                                                                                                   Louis Stodder



From 8 to Midnight

Strong breeze from the S.W & clear pleasant weather                                                                                                                                                                       Geo. Frederickson