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Monitor Log: 19 March 1862

Remarks          19th March, 1862


From Midnight to 4 A.M.

Pleasant weather wind N.N.W.                                                                     

                                                                                                            LN Stodder


From 4 to 8 A.M.

Wind and weather same                     

                                                                                                            Geo. Frederickson


From 8 A.M. to Meridian, moderate ESE wind & pleasant. 

At 9 AM called all hands to quarters.  Mechanics employed on board.                               

                                                                                                            William Flye


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.                                  

                                                                                                            E.V. Gager


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.                                                 

                                                                                                            Geo. Frederickson


From 8 PM to Midnight, dark & rainy.  Wind fresh 

                                                                                                            William Flye