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Monitor Log: 1 September 1862

Remarks Sept 1/62   Commences & till 4 Strong breeze from S.E. & cloudy weather                                 GF  Geo. Frederickson     From 4 to 8 At 7 the Galena & Genesee went up the river.  Wind S & E[astwar]d                                                                                                                                                                                                                               SDG  S.D. Greene     From 8 to Meridian Moderate breezes from the S[outhwar]d […]

Monitor Log: 31 August 1862

Remarks Aug 31/62   Commences & till 4 AM Wind & weather clear                                                             S.D.G.  S.D. Greene         From 4 to 8 Moderate breezes from the E[astwar]’d & pleasant.  At 6 the Wachusett made signal to 4248 and immediately got under way accompanied by the Maratanza, Tioga, Mahaska, Sonoma, Southfield, Alert and seven […]

Monitor Log: 30 August 1862

Remarks Aug 30/62   Commences & till 4 Fresh breezes from the N.E. & clear                                       WF.  William Flye     From 4 to 8 Wind & weather same.  At 4.30 got under weigh & proceeded down the river. One light keeper off Deep Water Shoal light.  At 6 stopped at Point of the Shoal light […]

Monitor Log: 29 August 1862

Remarks Aug 29/62   Commences & till 4 AM Calm & hazy                                                               Louis Stodder     From 4 to 8 Baffling & foggy weather, at 7 clear weather                  GF  Geo. Frederickson     From 8 to Meridian At 10 got under weigh with the fleet & proceeded down the river. Wind S & W[estwar]d. […]

Monitor Log: 28 August 1862

Remarks  Thursday Aug 28/62   Commencing & till 4 AM Calm & cloudy                                                                             GF. Geo. Frederickson     From 4 to 8 At 6.10 got under way with the fleet and stood down the river. Wind S.W. weather clear                                                                                                                                                                                                     S.D.G.  S.D. Greene     From 8 to Meridian First part cloudy […]

Monitor Log: 27 August 1862

Remarks Wednesday Aug 27th 62   Commences & till 4 Calm & weather clear                                                                 S.D.G.     From 4 to 8 Calm & cloudy weather                                                                      WF. William Flye     From 8 to Meridian Calm & cloudy.  At 10 Signal was made from the Flag ship to get under weigh.  at 10.30 got under weigh […]

Monitor Log: 26 August 1862

Remarks Tuesday Aug 26/62   Commences & till 4 Calm & clear weather                                                                         William Flye     From 4 to 8 Calm & clear                                                                           Louis Stodder     From 8 to Meridian Calm & weather clear                                                             Geo. Frederickson     From Meridian to 4 Calm.  weather clear                                                               S.D. Greene     From 4 to […]

Monitor Log: 25 August 1862

Remarks Monday Aug 25 /62     Commences & till 4 AM Fresh breeze from the N.E. & cool pleasant weather             Louis Stodder     From 4 to 8 Same wind & weather                                                                        Geo. Frederickson     From 8 to Meridian Wind N[orthwar]d & E[astwar]d & weather clear                                                      S.D. Greene     From Meridian to […]

Monitor Log: 24 August 1862

Remarks Sunday Augst 24th, 1862   Commences & until 4 A.M.  With baffling wind, and squally rainy weather                                    Geo. Frederickson       From 4 to 8 A.M.  Wind N.E.­— weather cloudy.                                                      S.D. Greene     From 8 A.M. to Meridian, Fresh breezes from the N.E. & cloudy weather. At 9.20 the Satellite went down […]

Monitor Log: 23 August 1862

Remarks Saturday Augst 23, 1862     Commences & till 4 A.M. wind from S[outhwar]d & W­­[estwar]d__weather clear                                        S.D. Greene   From 4 to 8 A.M. wind & weather the same. At 6 the coal schooner Effort  came alongside. At 7.30 commenced coaling ship.               William Flye     From 8 A.M. to Meridian  wind S.W.__ […]