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Monitor Log: 25 August 1862

Remarks Monday Aug 25 /62     Commences & till 4 AM Fresh breeze from the N.E. & cool pleasant weather             Louis Stodder     From 4 to 8 Same wind & weather                                                                        Geo. Frederickson     From 8 to Meridian Wind N[orthwar]d & E[astwar]d & weather clear                                                      S.D. Greene     From Meridian to […]

Monitor Log: 18 August 1862

Remarks Aug 18/62   Commences & till 4 AM Moderate breeze from the N.E & clear weather                     William Flye       From 4 to 8 Wind N.E & pleasant.  At 7.30 a flag of truce passed down with returned union officers on board                                                                                                                                                                          Louis Stodder     From 8 to Meridian […]

Monitor Log: 13 July 1862

Remarks July 13   Commences & till 4 Wind S[outhwa]rd & W[estwa]rd & clear weather                                         Louis Stodder     From 4 to 8 Same wind & weather                                                                        G F               Geo. Frederickson     From 8 to Meridian Light breeze from the S & pleasant weather.  At 11 the Stepping Stones & Vanderbilt with Flag of […]

Monitor Log: 12 July 1862

Remarks July 12/62   Commences & till 4 AM Wind N.N.E. weather cloudy                                                 S.D.G.     From 4 to 8 Wind North. first part foggy.  Latter part clear                                  William Flye     From 8 to Meridian Wind N. & clear weather. A Rebel tug came down as far as outer Guard with Flag of truce […]

Monitor Log: 11 July 1862

Remarks July 11/62   Commences & till 4 With moderate breezes from the North & cloudy weather    William Flye         From 4 to 8 Wind N.E with rain squalls                                         E.V.Gager for L.N.S.     From 8 to Meridian Wind & weather same. Gunboat Genesee arrived.  Rebel Tug with flag of truce lying […]

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.  […]

Monitor Log: 13 June 1862

Remarks Friday June 13th /62   Commences & till 4 A.M With light airs from the S.W& pleasant weather.   At 1 A. M the C.De Lion arrived from Hampton Roads William Flye     4 to 8 AM Wind & weather same.  heavy firing toward Richmond between 5 & 6 AM                                                                                                                                    E.V. Gager […]

Monitor Log: 6 June 1862

Remarks Friday June 6th /62   Midnight to 4 AM Wind N & cloudy weather                                                     Geo. Frederickson     4 to 8 AM Moderate breeze from the north & cloudy weather               William Flye     8 to Meridian Wind N. & cloudy light showers.  Gunboats Delaware & Southfield went up the river.  Large quantities of […]

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 […]

Monitor Log: 4 June 1862

Remarks June 4th /62   Midnight to 4 AM Wind S.E. heavy rain during the entire watch.  3.45 a contraband came along side, ordered him away                     E.V. Gager     4 to 8 AM Wind baffling with heavy rain                                                            Louis Stodder     8 to Meridian Strong breeze from S.E with passing clouds at 9 […]