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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