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Daily Archives: May 9, 2012

Monitor Log: 9 May 1862

Today would be the second time Abraham Lincoln visited on board the Monitor. Later that day, Lincoln personally led the reconnaissance  into enemy territory to find a suitable landing site for Union troops. Remarks  Friday May 9th/62   From Midnight to 4 A.M Pleasant weather and clear light breeze from eastward          Geo. Frederickson     From […]

Shields For Soldiers!

Hello, everyone! My name is Brian Whitenton, and I would like to tell YOU cool stuff about the Civil War! I’ll be writing on the good ol’ blog this summer, and adding in little tidbits about myself for those who may be interested. For example, today’s tidbit is: I’m a 24 year old History graduate […]