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Monitor Log: 28 June 1862

Log of U S St[eame]r Monitor              WN Jeffers Lieut Comdg   Remarks June 28/62   Commences & till 4 AM Calm & clear                                                                           E.V. Gager   From 4 to 8 Wind & weather same.  At 5 Maratanza got afloat & anchored near us                                                                                                                                Louis Stodder       From 8 to Meridian Clear & […]

Monitor Log: 26 June 1862

Remarks June 26 1862   Commences & till 4 AM Wind West & light. weather clear & pleasant                                    Geo. Frederickson     4 to 8 AM Wind & weather same. 6.30 St[eame]r Metamora went alongside of the wharf at city p[oin]t                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  William Flye     8 to Meridian Wind S.W & pleasant weather […]

Appomattox River Raid Pt. 1

Hello again readers, and welcome back to the good ol’ blog! Today’s tidbit about me is: the hottest I’ve ever been is at the 150th Battle of 1st Manassas. Not only was the heat around 104, but the humidity was extremely high – this meant the heat index was up around 120. It was a VERY […]

Monitor Log: 5 June 1862

Remarks Thursday June 5th /62   Midnight to 4 AM Cloudy weather & heavy rain.  wind variable ending at NW.                                                                                                                                               William Flye     4 to 8 AM Wind moderate at N.W & cloudy weather                                         E.V. Gager     8 to Meridian Wind & weather same.  Gunboat Southfield moved up off the mouth of […]