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Monitor Log: 17 March 1862

March 17, 1862                                  Remarks


From Midnight to 4 A.M. moderate breeze from W. and clear

pleasant weather.  Mechanics employed on board.                                                               

                                                                                                            William Flye


From 4 to 8 A.M. wind N. Received twenty three hollow

shot and four of canister.  Mechanics employed on board                                                                

                                                                                                            E.V. Gager


From 8 A.M. to Meridian weather pleasant. Wind N.W.

At 11 AM commenced coaling from schooner alongside.  Mechanics

employed on board.                           

                                                                                                            Louis N Stodder


From Meridian to 4 P.M.  wind and weather the same.

All hands employed coaling ship.  At 3 PM the Commander, with

other officers came on board.  Mechanics employed on board.                                

                                                                                                            Geo. Frederickson





From 4 to 6 PM. wind moderate from N. and pleasant.

At 5 PM got underway and took the mooring of the Brandywine. 

Rec’d on board 20 tons of coal in the Engineers Department.  About 1200

was given to the steam tender of this ship.  Mechanics employed on board.                                   

                                                                                                            William Flye


From 6 to 8 P.M. light N.N.E. wind and clear                                  

                                                                                                            E.V. Gager


From 8 PM to midnight fine weather.  Wind N.W.               

                                                                                                            Louis N Stodder