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Monitor Log: 9 September 1862

Remarks Sept 9th /62


Commences & till 4

Clear & pleasant weather.  Wind light from the E[astwar]d                                           

Geo. Frederickson      




From 4 to 8

At 6 the Mahaska went up the river 

Wind  N &.E[eastwar]d weather clear                                                                                                                                                                                                                  S.D. Greene



From 8 to Meridian

Moderate breeze from the N.E. & cloudy weather

with occasional rain squalls                                                                                                                                                                                                                 William Flye



From Meridian to 4

Wind E & cloudy.  At 1 the Mahaska came down

the river reported & returned up the river again                                                                                                                                                                                 Louis Stodder



From 4 to 6

Wind & weather same                                                                       

Geo. Frederickson



From 6 to 8

The Mahaska came down the river. Wind N & E[astwar]d weather

 weather cloudy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  S.D. Greene



From 8 to Midnight

Wind N & E[astwar]d weather squally with rain                        

William Flye