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Monitor Log: 19 August 1862

Remarks Aug 19/62   Commences & till 4 Calm & weather clear                                                             S.D. Greene       From 4 to 8 Light breeze from the N. & clear weather.  At 6 one of the Gunboats commenced shelling the right bank of the river opposite Harrisons Landing                                                                                                                    William Flye     From 8 to Meridian […]

Monitor Log: 16 August 1862

Remarks Aug 16/62   Commences & till 4 Strong breeze from the N.E & cloudy weather                      Geo. Frederickson     From 4 to 8 Wind N & E[astward] weather clear & pleasant                          S.D. Greene     From 8 to Meridian Fresh breezes from N & pleasant weather  At 11 the Currituck came up the river. […]

Monitor Log: 11 August 1862

Remarks Aug 11/62   Commences & till 4 Calm weather  b. c.                                                     S.D. Greene     From 4 to 8 Calm & clear.  At day light a salute was fired from Harrisons Landing.  Also Guns every half hour in memory of Ex President Van Buren       William Flye     From 8 to Meridian     Wind & […]

The End of the Seven Days

Howdy folks, and welcome back to the good ol’ blog! Today’s tidbit about me is: I dearly like going to the movies, and I have recently seen the films “Brave” and “Ted.” They were both quite good, and I heartily endorse them. However, although “Ted” stars a giant stuffed teddy bear, it is NOT a […]