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Monitor Log: 7 September 1862

Remarks Sep 7th /62


Commences & till 4

Moderate breeze from the south & pleasant


WF.  William Flye



From 4 to 8

Wind & weather same.  St[eame]r Mahaska went down the

river                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Louis Stodder



From 8 to Meridian

Wind E.N.E & clear pleasant weather.  

at 9.20 the Barney & Morse went up the river                                                                                                                                                                          GF.  Geo. Frederickson



From Meridian to 4

Wind N[orthwar]d & E[astwar]d weather clear                                                          

SDG  S.D. Greene



From 4 to 6

Same wind & weather. the Morse & Barney came down

the  river.  At 5 the Mahaska came up                                   

WF.  William Flye



From 6 to 8

Wind & weather same                                                                       

Louis Stodder



From 8 to Midnight

Fine breeze from the E[astwar]’d & fine clear pleasant weather                   

   GF  Geo. Frederickson