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Monitor Log: 4 March 1862

Today would be the day they received their orders to travel south – to Hampton Roads.  Yet the logbook is strangely silent….

Tuesday

March 4th 1862

From Midnight to 4 A.M. clear with light breeze from N.    

                                                                                                            J. Webber

 

From 4 to 8 AM  wind and weather same

                                                                                                            Louis N. Stodder

 

From 8 to Meridian weather thick & hazy Mechanics employed on board.

                                                                                                            Geo. Frederickson

 

From Meridian to 4 P.M .wind & weather same.

                                                                                                            J. Webber

 

From 4 to 6 P.M wind & weather same

                                                                                                            Louis N. Stodder

 

From 6 to 8 PM “       “          “          “

                                                                                                            Geo. Frederickson      

 

From 8 to Midnight “       “       “        “         

                                                                                                            J. Webber