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Daily Archives: May 5, 2012

Monitor Log: 5 May 1862

The fighting was fierce in Williamsburg on this day 150 years ago, but in Hampton Roads, it was another dreary day on the Monitor. Mechanics still worked on the pilothouse and the men wondered what the strange lights were at Craney Island… Remarks Monday May 5th/62     From Midnight to 4 A.M. Fresh breeze […]