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Monitor Log: 3 August 1862

Remarks Aug 3/62

 

Commences & till 4 AM

Calm.  weather clear                                                              

S.D. Greene

 

 

From 4 to 8

Wind N.E & cloudy. at 4.30 the Port Royal & Satellite

went up the river                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 William Flye

 

 

From 8 to Meridian

Wind N.E.  weather cloudy.  At 11 the St[eame]r Southfield          

went up the river                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Louis Stodder

 

 

From Meridian to 4 P.M

Fresh breezes from the East & cloudy weather                     

Geo. Frederickson

 

 

From 4 to 6

Wind N & E[astwar]d weather clear                                                       

S.D. Greene

 

 

From 6 to 8

Moderate breezes from the east & pleasant weather. 

The Rebels opened fire upon the Southfield from City P[oin]t

which she returned.  At 6.30 the Galena got under weigh and

proceeded up to City P[oin]t. & fired several shots at the enemy.  At 7 the

Genesee came up the river     

William Flye

 

 

From 8 to Midnight

Wind East & cloudy                                                              

Louis Stodder