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Daily Archives: March 8, 2012

Monitor Log: 8 March 1862

Log of US Steamer “Monitor”        Lieut. J.L. Worden Comdg H K F Courses Winds Force Bar Remarks 8th March 1862 1 5 SSW SSW NW 4 Comes in fine weather  At 3 AM crossed Chincoteague Shoals Gun Boats astern -Louis Stodder 2 5 “ “ 3 5 “ “ “ 4 5 “ “ “ […]

The Last Broadside

And so we begin. Today is the day the CSS Virginia steamed into history. We’ll discuss that later today – but for now, we will remember the men of the USS Cumberland in particular – but all those who fought that day, 150 years ago, today. Here are the lyrics to a song which was published in […]