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Monitor Log: 10 March 1862

Monday March 10/62

From Midnight to 4 AM weather clear,

3AM the Minnessota was got afloat &

proceeded to Fort Monroe in company with sev-

eral tugs,                                                                                 

                                                                                                            J. Webber


4 to 8 AM  fine clear weather, At 7 AM

got underweigh for Fort Monroe, At 8 AM

came to anchor off Fort Monroe,                                          

                                                                                                            Louis N. Stodder

8 to Meridian, weather the same                                                       

                                                                                                            Geo. Frederickson


Meridian to 4 PM fine weather.  At 3PM got

underweigh.  At 4 PM anchored                                                        

                                                                                                            J. Webber


4 to 6 PM fine clear weather                                                             

                                                                                                            Louis Stodder


6 to 8 PM wind & weather same

At 7 PM Thomas O. Selfridge (Lieut) came aboard

& assumed Command                                                                        

                                                                                                            Geo. Frederickson


8 to Midnight wind & weather “   Bright lookout


                                                                                                            J. Webber