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The Heat is Unbearable!

Howdy folks, and welcome back to the good ol’ blog! Today’s tidbit about me is: I currently have three different books vying for my spare time, but after having watched the first two seasons of “Game of Thrones” on HBO, I am now thoroughly hooked on the “A Song of Ice and Fire” series: I’ve read […]

Monitor Log: 22 June 1862

Remarks June 22nd/62   Commences & till 4 AM Baffling airs from the S[ou]th[war]d & clear pleasant weather      Geo. Frederickson     4 to 8 AM Light airs from the S.W to NW and pleasant weather           William Flye       8 to Meridian Light airs from the N.W & fine weather.  Engine working to […]

Monitor Log: 14 June 1862

Remarks Saturday June 14/62   Commences & till 4 A.M Calm weather & clear                                                             S.D. Greene     4 to 8 A.M Calm & pleasant                                                                                  William Flye     8 to Meridian Calm & clear weather.  St[eame]r Stepping Stones went up the river and Island Belle with a schooner & scow in tow went down.  […]