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Monitor Log: 3 April 1862

Remarks  Thursday April 3rd/62


From Midnight to 4 AM Dark & wind east with baffling airs

from SW to NW with thunder & Lightening

Geo. Frederickson


From 4 to 8 A.M.  First part showers  light airs from NW & fogy

at 6AM elegant English man of war got under weigh & went

to sea

William Flye


From 8 to Meridian  wind N. & pleasant weather  received a visit

from Gen McClennan [sic] Staff  our Tender broke down & our

boat has been off during the fornoon

E. V. Gager


From Meridian to 4 P.M.  calm & dullty received on board 38 11 inch incenday[sic]

shells  received a visit from Major Gen McClenan [sic]

Louis Stodder


From 4 to 6 PM.  pleasant & clear weather Light breeze from S.E.                                                                                                                                                   Geo. Frederickson


From6 to 8 PM  light airs from S.E. & pleasant weather

William Flye


From 8 PM to Midnight–light airs & fine weather                                                                                                                                                                            E. V. Gager