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Monitor Log: 11 September 1862

Our journey through the Monitor‘s logbook ends today. Thomas Stevens turned over command to John P. Bankhead and a new logbook was started on September 12, 1862. That log presumably still lies at the bottom of the sea, along with the Monitor. Remarks Sept 11th /1862   Commences & till 4 With fresh breezes from the N.E […]

Monitor Log: 10 September 1862

Remarks Sept 10th /62   Commences & till 4 Wind N.E & rain squalls                                                                     Louis Stodder     From 4 to 8 Strong breeze from the N.E & squally weather with showers of rain  at 6 the St[eame]r Morse went up the river                                                                                                    [Not Signed]                                                               From 8 to Meridian Wind N & E[astwar]d  […]

Monitor Log: 18 August 1862

Remarks Aug 18/62   Commences & till 4 AM Moderate breeze from the N.E & clear weather                     William Flye       From 4 to 8 Wind N.E & pleasant.  At 7.30 a flag of truce passed down with returned union officers on board                                                                                                                                                                          Louis Stodder     From 8 to Meridian […]