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Monitor Log: 31 August 1862

Remarks Aug 31/62


Commences & till 4 AM

Wind & weather clear                                                            

S.D.G.  S.D. Greene





From 4 to 8

Moderate breezes from the E[astwar]’d & pleasant.  At 6 the Wachusett

made signal to 4248 and immediately got under way accompanied by

the Maratanza, Tioga, Mahaska, Sonoma, Southfield, Alert and seven

mortar boats.   And proceeded down the river.   Latter part cloudy                                                                                                                                                  WF.  William Flye



From 8 to Meridian

Wind East & cloudy weather                                                

Louis Stodder



From Meridian to 4

Fresh breeze from S.E. & cloudy weather                             

GF  S.D. Greene



From 4 to 6

Same wind & weather                                                                       

  SDG  Geo. Frederickson



From 6 to 8

Wind S.E. & weather pleasant. 

At 8 a tug came along side and took off the light Keepers & Apprentices               

WF.  William Flye



From 8 to Midnight

Wind E. & Clear                                                                                

Louis Stodder