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Monitor Log: 28 March 1862

Remarks Friday March 28th 1862



From midnight to 4 AM.

Wind W.S.W and weather clear                                                                                            


From 4 to 8 AM.

Fine clear weather and light westerly wind 

several steamers arrived with troops                          

                                                                                                            Louis N Stodder






From 8 A.M. to Meridian

Fine weather wind light from N.E.

Received a visit from Gen Hunter-Wool & staff

Mechanics at work aboard                                                     

                                                                                                            Geo. Frederickson


From Meridian to 4 P.M.  same wind & weather  mechanics employed on board                                                    

                                                                                                            William Flye


From 4 to 6 P.M Wind W. fine weather                                                                    



From 6 to 8 P.M Wind North & clear                        

                                                                                                            Louis N. Stodder                               

From 8 to Midnight Dark & overcast with baffling airs from the south

& westward ends with light breeze from the N.E. & passing clouds  a towboat removed several schoonersout of the way between us and the guard boats             

                                                                                                            Geo. Frederickson