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Daily Archives: August 16, 2012


Howdy folks, and welcome back to the good ol’ blog! Today’s tidbit about me is: two of my best friends are currently in California, and apparently San Diego has a much higher concentration of British cultural items than I would ever have guessed.   150 years ago today, both Union and Confederate forces were redeploying all […]

Monitor Log: 16 August 1862

Remarks Aug 16/62   Commences & till 4 Strong breeze from the N.E & cloudy weather                      Geo. Frederickson     From 4 to 8 Wind N & E[astward] weather clear & pleasant                          S.D. Greene     From 8 to Meridian Fresh breezes from N & pleasant weather  At 11 the Currituck came up the river. […]