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Monitor Log: Comes in with fine weather….

The first entry in the log book of the newly commissioned vessel, U.S. Steam Battery Monitor  reads almost like a haiku – sparing with words, yet saying all it needs to say. Remarks 25th February1862   Comes in with fine weather At 3 o clock P.M. Received crew from Receiving Ship North Carolina Vessel put in […]