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Monitor Log: 8 May 1862

The weeks of inaction were finally over, and 150 years ago today, the men of the Monitor prepared their vessel for the bombardment of Sewell’s Point with incendiary shells. The Monitor was joined by the Seminole, Dacotah, Susquehanna, San Jacinto and Naugatuck. The fleet rained “an uninterrupted storm of iron…into the rebel defenses,” except for […]

Monitor Log: 13 March 1862

Thursday March 13th 1862 Remarks   From Midnight to 4 A.M. fine clear weather. Guard boats cruising in the channel                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Geo Frederickson   From 4 to 8 A.M. first part calm, latter part light airs from Nd & Ed and pleasant                                                                                                                                                                                   William Flye   From 8 to Meridian fine weather. Wind to the […]