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Monitor Log: 12 August 1862

Remarks Aug 12/62


Commences & till 4

Weather clear & calm 

                                                                                                [Not Signed]



From 4 to 8

Rec[eive]d fresh provisions.  calm.  weather clear                             

S.D. Greene



From 8 to Meridian

Calm & clear weather.  At 11.45 the Tioga & Currituck

commenced firing towards the right bank of the river          

William Flye



From Meridian to 4

Calm & very sultry.  Firing still going on.  At 1 the St[eame]r.

Yankee came up the river.  And in obedience to signal from Flag ship

proceeded to the Tioga and returned.  firing ceased                                                                                                                                                                          Louis Stodder



From 4 to 6

Heavy squall from N.E & rain.  At 5.30 St[eame]r Yankee went up the river                                                                                                                       G.F.     Geo. Frederickson



From 6 to8

Continues squally with strong breezes from N.E.  

at 6.30 the Yankee returned from up the river                      




From 8 to Midnight

Wind N.W. first part cloudy.  latter part clear

& pleasant                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           William Flye