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Monitor Log: 1 April 1862

Remarks  Tuesday April 1st/62


From Midnight to 4 A.M. fresh breeze from N.E & fine weather                                                                                                                                                     E. V Gager


From 4 to 8 AM Fresh breezes from N.N.W. & clear

Louis Stodder


From 8 AM to Meridian Wind N.W. & clear commenced on the 3rd &

last course of iron to the Pilot house  2nd part of the lower Division exercised at quarters                                                                                                              Geo. Frederickson


From Meridian to 4 P.M.  Light breezes from E.N.E. and pleasant sent on shore

19 cast iron shot                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  William Flye


From 4 to 6 P.M.   Pleasant weather strong breeze from eastward

E.V. Gager

From 6 to 8 P.M. wind & weather same

Louis Stodder


From 8 to Midnight wind & weather same

Geo. Frederickson