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Daily Archives: April 15, 2012

Monitor Log: 15 April 1862

Another in a long list of notable visitors, French minister to the U.S. Henri Mercier visited the Monitor while in Hampton Roads.   Remarks Tuesday April 15th/62   From Midnight to 4 A.M. Baffling airs from east to south thick & overcast with drizzling rain                   Geo. Frederickson     From 4 to 8 AM. Light breezes […]