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Monitor Log: 29 August 1862

Remarks Aug 29/62

 

Commences & till 4 AM

Calm & hazy                                                              

Louis Stodder

 

 

From 4 to 8

Baffling & foggy weather, at 7 clear weather            

     GF  Geo. Frederickson

 

 

From 8 to Meridian

At 10 got under weigh with the fleet & proceeded

down the river. Wind S & W[estwar]d.  weather clear               

SDG  S.D. Greene

 

 

From Meridian to 4

Wind W. weather clear. steaming down the river

astern of the fleet                                                                                                                                                                                                                                WF.  William Flye

 

From 4 to 6

Wind & weather same. at 6 PM off  James town Island                                                                                                                                                        Louis Stodder

 

 

From 6 to 8

Wind N.W. with clear & pleasant weather                

     GF.  Geo. Frederickson

 

 

From 8 to Midnight

At 9 anchored off Hardins bluff in three fathoms

water and seven fathoms chain.  Wind N.E weather clear                                                    

SDG  S.D. Greene