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Daily Archives: March 15, 2012

Ides of March 1862

A famous prophecy once told Julius Caesar to “beware the Ides of March” but maybe those who tried to Impeach Andrew Johnson in 1867 should have listened to the prophecy as well.  On March 15, 1862, the famous northern publication Harper’s Weekly printed an article entitled “Tennessee Returning to the Union.”  The article goes on […]

Monitor Log: 15 March 1862

Saturday March 15, 1862 Remarks. From Midnight to 4 AM light breezes from the S.E. and foggy.  At 2.15 AM. a boat from the flag ship came alongside, with a dispatch from the Flag officers. At 4 A.M. fog dense.                                                                                                                                                                                                E.V.Gager   From 4 to 8 A.M. continues with dense fog and light […]