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Monitor Log: 1 August 1862

Remarks Aug 1st 1862

 

Commences & till 4

Wind variable & cloudy.  At 12.45 the Rebels opened fire upon

our camp from the opposite shore with light artillery                                                                                                                                                                         Louis Stodder

 

 

From 4 to 8

Light breeze from the N.E & cloudy weather                       

Geo. Frederickson

 

 

From 8 to Meridian

Sent Geo Burrows Sea[man]’n to the Port Royal & John Kelly

Seaman to the Wachusett they having been on board for temporary duty  

Calm.  weather b.c.  Mr. Marion sea rated quartermaster                                          

S.D. Greene

 

 

From Meridian to 4

Light wind from the N[orthwar]d & clear weather                                  

William Flye

 

 

From 4 to 6

Wind & weather same                                                                       

Louis Stodder

 

 

From 6 to 8

Light airs from the N.E. Several St[eame]rs with troops landed on the opposite shore.  & set several Houses on fire                                                                                               

GF Geo. Frederickson

 

 

From 8 to Midnight

Calm.  weather clear & pleasant                                                        

S.D. Greene