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Monitor Log: 8 April 1862

Remarks Tuesday April 8th/62


From Midnight to 4 A.M. 

Strong breeze from east with rain squalls                              

                                                                                                            Louis N Stodder



From 4 to 8 A.M.

Fresh gales from E.S.E. and heavy rain                                             

                                                                                                            Geo. Frederickson



From 8 to Meridian

Strong breezes from eastward with rain, Tug not working                                                                                                                                                    William Flye



From Meridian to 4 P.M.

Wind E.N.E. with rain and thick weather 2.30 sent boat ashore

and brought off 3 mechanics & machinery for Tower                                                                       

                                                                                                            E.V. Gager






From 4 to 6 P.M.

            Thick rainy weather strong breeze from N.E. Asst. Sec of Navy Senator Grime,

& Rep Sedgwick came on board                                                                   

                                                                                                            Louis N. Stodder



From 6 to 8 P.M.

Heavy squalls from E.N.E. & thick weather with rain

                                                                                                            Geo. Frederickson


From 8 PM to Midnight

Moderate breezes from N.E. With thick & rainy weather                                         

                                                                                                            William Flye