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Daily Archives: June 22, 2012

Appomattox River Raid Pt. 1

Hello again readers, and welcome back to the good ol’ blog! Today’s tidbit about me is: the hottest I’ve ever been is at the 150th Battle of 1st Manassas. Not only was the heat around 104, but the humidity was extremely high – this meant the heat index was up around 120. It was a VERY […]

Monitor Log: 22 June 1862

Remarks June 22nd/62   Commences & till 4 AM Baffling airs from the S[ou]th[war]d & clear pleasant weather      Geo. Frederickson     4 to 8 AM Light airs from the S.W to NW and pleasant weather           William Flye       8 to Meridian Light airs from the N.W & fine weather.  Engine working to […]