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Daily Archives: April 20, 2012

Monitor Log: 20 April 1862

In the midst of an otherwise unremarkable day in the logbook, there is a mention that the Monitor received 3 signal lamps this day. Could the iconic red signal lantern that is on display in the USS Monitor Center be one of these?  We will likely never know – but it is this type of intriguing clue […]