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Daily Archives: February 27, 2012

Music Monday: The Last Placid Days of Plenty

With the anniversary of the Battle of Hampton Roads right around the corner it is only right that Music Monday is dedicated to a song that is inspired by the events of March 8-9! Hearing the intro of the song entitled “The Ironclads” by the rock band The Last Placid Days of Plenty there is […]

Monitor Log: 27 February 1862

Remarks February 27   Comes in cloudy weather light Wind from N.E.  Two A.M commenced towing.  From 4 to 8 A.M.Thick weather and Snowing Seven A.M Pilot came on board  And took charge  Proceeded from Navy Yard accompanied By Steam Tug Free boarne had not proceeded far before they found a Defect in the Steering Gear.  […]