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Monitor Log: 1 September 1862

Remarks Sept 1/62


Commences & till 4

Strong breeze from S.E. & cloudy weather                           

     GF  Geo. Frederickson



From 4 to 8

At 7 the Galena & Genesee went up the river. 

Wind S & E[astwar]d                                                                                                                                                                                                                               SDG  S.D. Greene



From 8 to Meridian

Moderate breezes from the S[outhwar]d & E[astwar]d and pleasant weather.  

At 9 the Morse went down the river                                                                                                                                                                                                  WF.  William Flye





From Meridian to 4

Wind S & pleasant.  Latter part squally with rain                 

Louis Stodder



From 4 to 6

Same wind & weather                                                                       

    GF. Geo. Frederickson



From 6 to 8

Wind S. weather cloudy.  At 6.45 the Galena & Cimerron

came down the river                                                                                                                                                                                                                           SDG  S.D. Greene     



From 8 to Midnight

Wind S[outhwar]d & W[estwar]d weather squally & raining.  At 9.30

commenced dragging anchor.  got up steam & returned to our berth                                                                                                                                                            WF.  William Flye