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Monitor Log: 9 July 1862

Ultimately, the Union did not take Richmond in the spring and summer of 1862. The Monitor had spent her time on the James, first supporting McClellan’s advance, and then, with the failure of the Seven Days campaign in early July, his retreat. Her morale effect had not been enough to take Richmond. Yet the public […]

Monitor Log: 6 July 1862

Remarks July 6/62   Commences & till 4 AM Calm & clear  Galena signalled frequently to the shore during the watch.  2 Jacob Bell arrived. At 4 got underweigh and convoyed St[eame]r Stepping Stones by Windmill p[oin]t.                                                                                                                                                                          E.V. Gager for L.N.S.     From 4 to 8 Wind & weather same. […]