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Monitor Log: 16 July 1862

Remarks July 16/62


Commences & till 4 AM

Moderate breeze from the Southward & cloudy weather                                                                                                                                                      William Flye



From 4 to 8

Wind & weather same.  At 5 St[eame]r Powell with Flag officer on

board went up to the Galena                                                                                                                                                                                                              Louis Stodder



From 8 to Meridian

Calm & clear warm weather.  At 11 got under weigh

and proceeded up the weather [river]. at 12 came to anchor off Yorktown P[oin]t 

Mr Gager Act’g Master left the vessel.  his resignation having been accepted by the Sec’y of the Navy                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Geo. Frederickson



From Meridian to 4 P.M.

Calm & clear weather                                                            

William Flye



From 4 to 6

Calm & pleasant  St[eame]r Delaware went down to the fleet

and returned.  St[eame]r Powell came alongside with orders

                                                                                                            Louis Stodder            



From 6 to 8

Light breeze from the S.E. & pleasant.  Latter part heavy squall from the East’[wa]rd. St[eame]r Delaware went down & returned      

                                                                                                [Not Signed]  


From 8 to Midnight

Wind baffling from E[astward].  weather cloudy                                   

SDG     S.D. Greene