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Monitor Log: 3 July 1862

Remarks July 3rd /62   Commences & till 4 AM fresh N. wind & rainy weather                                               William Flye     From 4 to 8 Wind & weather same                                                            E.V. Gager by L.N.S     From 8 to Meridian Wind N. & light.  11 Flag ship made signal 1218.  At 11.30 got under weigh & proceeded […]

Monitor Log: 2 July 1862

Remarks July 2nd /62   Commences & till 4 AM Light breeze S E & cloudy                                                                                                                                                                                                     E.V. Gager for LNS     From 4 to 8 Wind S.E & rainy.  Delaware passed on her way up the river Mahaska & Aroostook with schooners in tow passed down. Also Galena & Maratanza                                                                                                                   L.N. […]

Monitor Log: 28 June 1862

Log of U S St[eame]r Monitor              WN Jeffers Lieut Comdg   Remarks June 28/62   Commences & till 4 AM Calm & clear                                                                           E.V. Gager   From 4 to 8 Wind & weather same.  At 5 Maratanza got afloat & anchored near us                                                                                                                                Louis Stodder       From 8 to Meridian Clear & […]

Monitor Log: 26 June 1862

Remarks June 26 1862   Commences & till 4 AM Wind West & light. weather clear & pleasant                                    Geo. Frederickson     4 to 8 AM Wind & weather same. 6.30 St[eame]r Metamora went alongside of the wharf at city p[oin]t                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  William Flye     8 to Meridian Wind S.W & pleasant weather […]

Monitor Log: 24 June 1862

Remarks June 24th 62     Commences & till 4 AM Variable wind with heavy rain & squalls.  Latter part wind S.E                                                                                                                                            E.V. Gager     4 to 8 AM Wind S.E & cloudy.  5 AM Port Royal went down the river.  Aroostook came down from above              Louis Stodder     8 to […]

Monitor Log: 13 June 1862

Remarks Friday June 13th /62   Commences & till 4 A.M With light airs from the S.W& pleasant weather.   At 1 A. M the C.De Lion arrived from Hampton Roads William Flye     4 to 8 AM Wind & weather same.  heavy firing toward Richmond between 5 & 6 AM                                                                                                                                    E.V. Gager […]

Monitor Log: 12 June 1862

Remarks Thursday June 12/62   Commences & till 4 AM Light airs from the S.W & fine weather.  a total eclipse of the moon lasting an hour. occurred during the watch      E.V. Gager     4 to 8 AM Wind S.W & pleasant, St[eame]r Stepping Stones came up the river & anchored                                                                                                                            Louis […]

Monitor Log: 9 June 1862

Remarks Monday June 9th/62   Commences & till 4 AM Moderate breeze from N.W cool pleasant weather                William Flye       4 to 8 AM Wind N fresh breeze & cloudy weather.  6 AM St[eame]r Stepping Stones arrived from Fortress Monroe with despatches & mail.  sent her up river to Senior Officer.  Twenty contrabands […]

Monitor Log: 8 June 1862

Remarks Sunday June 8th /62   Commences with & till 4 AM Light airs from the N.W & cloudy weather                            E.V. Gager     4 to 8 AM Wind N & pleasant.  Coeur De Lion came up with the coal schooner  7 AM St[eame]r Delaware came up with senior officer on board                                                      Louis Stodder   […]

Monitor Log: 7 June 1862

Remarks Saturday May [June]7/62   Commenced & till 4 A.M Calm & cloudy very strong current                                        Louis Stodder     4 to 8 AM Cloudy weather & light breeze from the westward at 6 AM St[eame]r Jacob Bell came down from above                                  Geo. Frederickson     8 to Meridian Light airs from S.E & pleasant […]