Remarks 19th March, 1862
From Midnight to 4 A.M.
Pleasant weather wind N.N.W.
From 4 to 8 A.M.
Wind and weather same
From 8 A.M. to Meridian, moderate ESE wind & pleasant.
At 9 AM called all hands to quarters. Mechanics employed on board.
From Meridian to 4 P.M. Wind S.E. fresh. At 2 PM the
gun boat Currituck came alongside to get up the end of our
mooring chain. Shackled on 15 fathoms of her chain, with which
we made fast to the ship. 8 steamers arrived with troops and
several schooners with horses.
From 4 to 6 P.M. wind and weather same
Louis N Stodder
From 6 to 8 P.M. very dark and overcast. Wind S.E. and
looking very squally.
From 8 PM to Midnight, dark & rainy. Wind fresh