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Monitor Log: 17 July 1862

Remarks July 17/62


Commences & till 4 AM

Wind baffling & rainy                                                                       

Louis Stodder



From 4 to 8

Baffling airs. first part cloudy. latter part clear.  At 5 St[eame]r Delaware

went down the river                                                                                                               

Geo. Frederickson



From 8 to Meridian

Calm & clear.  At 11 Dragon came up with fresh beef

for the crew.  Delaware returned                                                                                                                                                                                                        William Flye



From Meridian to 4 P.M.

Calm & pleasant.  Tug Dragon with orders came along side                                                                                                                                                  Louis Stodder



From 4 to 6

Calm & cloudy.  Wm. Harris Egan left the vessel on leave for one week

                                                                                                [Not Signed]                                                              



From 6 to 8

Wind variable with lightening & thunder & rain                   

William Flye



From 8 to Midnight

Wind & weather same                                                                       

Louis Stodder