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Daily Archives: March 26, 2012

Music Monday: The Decemberists

This Music Monday’s song comes from a 2006 album called The Crane Wife by the Portland band The Decemberists. The album was picked by National Public Radio as the album of the year in 2006.  The Decemeberists could be considered a folk and/or indie rock band, and in the Civil War themed track “Yankee Bayonet” […]

Monitor Log: 26 March 1862

Remarks Wednesday Mch. 26th   From Midnight to 4 AM fine pleasant weather with light airs from northward swung to ebb at 4 AM                                                                                                                                              Geo. Frederickson   From 4 to 8 AM calm clear & pleasant  received on board 3 wrought iron shot                                                                                                                                                                              William Flye   From 8 to Meridian Light airs wind […]