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Monitor Log: 16 May 1862

The crew of the Monitor expanded by one, when, during the night of May 16, 1862, a young black man rowed to the Monitor from the north shore of the James River. Thinking him to be a Confederate boarder, the men standing watch fired a warning shot and sounded the alarm that a boarding party […]

Monitor Log: 14 May 1862

Remarks Wednesday May 14th 1862   Midnight to 4 A.M Wind & weather same                                                                                    Louis Stodder     4 to 8 A.M At 4.45 got under weigh and proceeded up the river in company with the fleet. Weather clear & pleasant Geo. Frederickson     8 A.M to Meridian first Part overcast, latter part rain […]