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Monitor Log: 7 August 1862

Remarks Aug 7/62


Commences & till 4

Southfield & Sonoma came down the river.  

Calm.  weather clear                                                                                                                                                                                                                           S.D. Greene



From 4 to 8

Calm & clear weather                                                            

William Flye



From 8 to Meridian

Wind E[astwar]d & pleasant.  At 11.30 St[eame]rs Morse, Satellite,

Barney, Galena & Port Royal came down the river  

Louis Stodder



From Meridian to 4

Strong breeze from the E[astwar]d & pleasant weather                          

Geo. Frederickson



From 4 to 6

Wind E[astwar]d & weather b.c.                                                 

S.D. Greene



From 6 to 8

Wind & weather same.  At 7 the Port Royal went

up the river.  Genesee came up and anchored near flag ship                                                                                                                                                              William Flye



From 8 to Midnight

Wind S & pleasant.  St[eame]r Mt. Washington

came up the river.  Rec[eive]d fresh provisions                                                                                                                                                                                              Louis Stodder