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Monitor Log: 16 August 1862

Remarks Aug 16/62


Commences & till 4

Strong breeze from the N.E & cloudy weather                     

Geo. Frederickson



From 4 to 8

Wind N & E[astward] weather clear & pleasant                         

S.D. Greene



From 8 to Meridian

Fresh breezes from N & pleasant weather 

At 11 the Currituck came up the river.  The last of the fleet of

Transports left Harrisons Landing during the watch                                                                                                                                                                          William Flye



From Meridian to 4

Same wind & weather.  At 1 the Tioga came

and anchored near us. At 2 the Currituck went up the

river & returned at 3                                                                          

Louis Stodder



From 4 to 6

Wind & weather same.                                                                      

Geo. Frederickson



From 6 to 8

Wind & weather same                                                                       

S.D. Greene



From 8 to Midnight

Fine breezes from the N.N.E & clear weather                       

William Flye