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Monitor Log: 11 April 1862

One of the biggest frustrations for the men of the Monitor was the sight of the Merrimac coming out – out, but not close enough for the Monitor to engage based on her restrictive orders.   Remarks  Friday April 11th/62   From Midnight to 4 A.M. Light breeze from N.N.W. & pleasant clear weather                                                                                                                         Geo. Frederickson […]