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Monitor Log: 13 March 1862

Thursday March 13th 1862



From Midnight to 4 A.M. fine clear weather. Guard boats cruising in

the channel                                                                                                                             

                                                                                                            Geo Frederickson


From 4 to 8 A.M. first part calm, latter part light airs from Nd & Ed and


                                                                                                            William Flye


From 8 to Meridian fine weather. Wind to the Ed  At 10.15 AM the U.S. Steamer

Dacotah anchored in the harbor.                                                                                            

                                                                                                            J. Webber


From Meridian to 4 PM weather clear, At 1 P.M. Lieut W. N. Jeffers

came on board and assumed command                                              

                                                                                                            Louis N Stodder


From 4 to 6 P.M. light airs from the N & E. and cloudy.  Light misty


                                                                                                            William Flye


From 6 to 8 P.M. drizzly rain, Light NE wind, and broken clouds                                                                          

                                                                                                            J. Webber

From 8 P.M. to Midnight drizzling rain.  Fresh breeze from N.E.  Thick

foggy weather                                                                                    

                                                                                                            Geo. Frederickson