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Monitor Log: 28 August 1862

Remarks  Thursday Aug 28/62


Commencing & till 4 AM

Calm & cloudy                                                                       

     GF. Geo. Frederickson



From 4 to 8

At 6.10 got under way with the fleet and stood down

the river. Wind S.W. weather clear                                                                                                                                                                                                     S.D.G.  S.D. Greene



From 8 to Meridian

First part cloudy latter part clear.  Wind S.W. at 8.10 anchored

abreast of Westover.  At 8.30 went up abreast of Jordans P[oin]t. and returned

at 11.30 got under way and stood up the river.  The Morse, Southfield & Alert commenced shelling City P[oin]t.  Time in turning around to port 5˚ 20”.  to Starboard

6˚ 10”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  WF.  William Flye



From Meridian to 4

Cloudy & wind S.W. proceeded to City P[oin]t. fired 4

Bierny shells and one shrapnel. At 2 PM proceeded down the river

and anchored at 4 abreast of Westover                                                                                                                                                                                              Louis Stodder



From 4 to 6

Fine breeze from S.W. & cloudy                               

     GF.  Geo. Frederickson



From 6 to 8

Wind S & W[estwar]d & weather  bc                                          

S.DG  S.D. Greene




From 8 to Midnight

Calm & clear                                                              

WF.  William Flye