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Monitor Log: 4 August 1862

Remarks Aug 4/62

 

Commences & till 4 AM

Baffling winds from S & W[estwar]d & cloudy                         

Geo. Frederickson

 

 

From 4 to 8

Wind S & W[estwar]d.  weather b.c.                                                       

S.D. Greene

 

 

From 8 to Meridian

Light airs from the S.E & clear.  At 12 the Port

Royal & Satellite came down the river                                                                                                                                                                                               William Flye

 

 

From Meridian to 4 PM

Calm & pleasant.  Eng[inee]r Haus reported again for duty his

leave of absence expiring                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Louis Stodder

 

 

From 4 to 6

Weather calm & clear.  At 5 the Sonoma proceeded

to City P[oin]t and anchored                                                              Geo. Frederickson

 

 

From 6 to 8

Wind S & W[estwar]d weather clear. Genessee came up the river & anchored                                                                                                                         S.D. Greene

 

 

From 8 to Midnight

Light breeze from the S.W & pleasant weather 

At 11.40 six steamers with released rebel prisoners passed up the river                                                                                                                                            William Flye