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Monitor Log: 19 July 1862

 

Remarks July 19/62

 

Commences & till 4 AM

Strong breeze from the N[orthwa]rd & cloudy.  The light of a large fire

was seen during the whole watch. down the river heard two explosions                                                                                                                                          Geo. Frederickson

 

 

From  4 to 8

Wind N.W. & weather cool & cloudy                                               

S.D Greene

 

 

From 8 to Meridian

Wind N.E & weather cool & cloudy. St[eame]r Jacob Bell came up the river                                                                                                                                   William Flye

 

 

From Meridian to 4

Wind & weather same.  St[eame]r Jacob Bell went up to C[i]ty P[oin]t

under flag of truce.  St[eame]r Morse came up the river                                                                                                                                                                                Louis Stodder

 

 

From 4 to 6

Wind N.E & cloudy.  5.30 the St[eame]r Morse came alongside.

Re[ceive]’d  2 cords of wood                                                                                                                                                                                                             Geo. Frederickson

 

 

From 6 to 8

Discharged Thomas B.Vial (2. M.) by order of the Commodore

his term of enlistment having expired. Received in the Masters Dep’t

two cords of wood.  Wind N & E[astwar]d.  W. b.c.                                                                                                                                                                                          S.D. Greene

 

 

From 8 to Midnight

Wind E.N.E & cloudy weather                                                         

William Flye