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Monitor Log: 17 August 1862

Remarks Aug 17/62


Commences & till 4 AM

Wind N.E. & clear                                                                             

Louis Stodder



From 4 to 8

Wind N.E & passing clouds                                                  

Geo. Frederickson



From 8 to Meridian

Inspected crew at quarters. Wind N. & E[astward]d  weather clear                                                                                                                                                         S.D. Greene



From Meridian to 4

Moderate breeze from N.E & clear weather.

At 2.15 the Morse went up the river                                                                                                                                                                                                   William Flye



From 4 to 6

Wind N.E & pleasant. At 5 the Port Royal Galena

Satellite & Morse came down the river                                 

Louis Stodder



From 6 to 8

Light breeze from the N[orthwar]d & pleasant weather              

GF Geo. Frederickson




From 8 to Midnight

Wind N & E[astwar]d weather clear                                                       

SDG  S.D. Greene