The Civil War Connections Blog

Monitor Log: 27 May 1862

Remarks Tuesday May 27/62


Midnight to 4 AM

Wind N.E & rain                                                                                




4 to 8 A. M

Wind N.E & rainy at 7 AM saw a flag of truce on shore sent

the boat found to be darkies returned on board                                                                    

Louis Stodder



8 to Meridian

Strong breeze from N[orthwa]rd with drenching rain

latter clear with passing clouds                                                                                                                                                                                                           Geo. Frederickson



Meridian to 4 P..M

Moderate breezes from the North & pleasant weather. 

Flag ship made signal 958.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              William Flye



4 to 6 P.M

Wind Moderate from N[orthwar]d fine clear weather.  Flag of truce returned

from Petersburg.  Paymaster rec[eived]d some stores from the Gunboat Maratanza                                                                                                                                     E.V. Gager



6 to 8 P.M

Wind & weather same.  St[eame]r Massachusetts went down the river                                                                                                                                Louis Stodder



8 to Midnight

Light & baffling airs from the S[outhward] & clear pleasant weather                                                                                                                                               Geo. Frederickson