The Civil War Connections Blog

Monitor Log: 2 April 1862

Remarks  Wednesday April 2nd/62


From Midnight to 4 A.M.. light airs from E.S.E. with clear pleasant weather                                                                                                                                   William Flye


From 4 to 8 A.M.  wind E. & cloudy weather workmen came on board to work

on Pilot House at8 a.m.  English sloop of war came in during the night

fired our National Salute with flag at the Main

E. V. Gager


From 8 to Meridian  Strong breezes from Eastward hazy weather delivered

to tug boat 90 buckets of coal.  Received a package of belting

Louis Stodder


From Meridian to 4 P.M.  Cloudy weather wind S.E

Geo. Frederickson



From 4 to 6 PM  Wind & weather same

William Flye


From 6 to 8 P.M. Light-winds cloudy & dark

E. V. Gager


From 8 to Midnight  Light winds & cloudy

Louis Stodder