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Monitor Log: 21 August 1862

Remarks Aug 21 1862   Commences & till 4 A.M.  with calm and cloudy weather                                                    Louis Stodder     From 4 to 8 A.M.  calm and cloudy weather. at 6 the Currituck went down the river followed by the Satellite towing a schooner.  Received in the Gunners Depart- ment 30 10 second time fuses                                                                                                                         […]

Monitor Log: 16 August 1862

Remarks Aug 16/62   Commences & till 4 Strong breeze from the N.E & cloudy weather                      Geo. Frederickson     From 4 to 8 Wind N & E[astward] weather clear & pleasant                          S.D. Greene     From 8 to Meridian Fresh breezes from N & pleasant weather  At 11 the Currituck came up the river. […]

Monitor Log: 12 August 1862

Remarks Aug 12/62   Commences & till 4 Weather clear & calm                                                                                                  [Not Signed]                                                               From 4 to 8 Rec[eive]d fresh provisions.  calm.  weather clear                              S.D. Greene     From 8 to Meridian Calm & clear weather.  At 11.45 the Tioga & Currituck commenced firing towards the right bank of the river           William […]

Monitor Log: 8 July 1862

Remarks July 8th/62   Commences & till 4 AM Calm & weather clear                                                             S.D.G.     From 4 to 8 AM Light airs from the N.W & clear weather.  At 6 the coal schooner came alongside                                                                                                                                                                                                             William Flye     From 8 to Meridian Light airs from the N.W & fine weather. finished […]

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: 19 March 1862

Remarks          19th March, 1862   From Midnight to 4 A.M. Pleasant weather wind N.N.W.                                                                                                                                                                                  LN Stodder   From 4 to 8 A.M. Wind and weather same                                                                                                                                  Geo. Frederickson   From 8 A.M. to Meridian, moderate ESE wind & pleasant.  At 9 AM called all hands to quarters.  Mechanics employed on board.                                                                                                                                            […]