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Monitor Log: 17 July 1862

Remarks July 17/62   Commences & till 4 AM Wind baffling & rainy                                                                        Louis Stodder     From 4 to 8 Baffling airs. first part cloudy. latter part clear.  At 5 St[eame]r Delaware went down the river                                                                                                                Geo. Frederickson     From 8 to Meridian Calm & clear.  At 11 Dragon came up with […]

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: 29 June 1862

Remarks June 29/62   Commences & till 4 AM With Light airs from S & cloudy weather & mist at intervals.  Lights of fires in the S.W & N.E have been visible during the watch                                                                                                                                               William Flye     From 4 to 8 Light airs & cloudy.  4.30 Galena got underweigh & […]

Monitor Log: 5 June 1862

Remarks Thursday June 5th /62   Midnight to 4 AM Cloudy weather & heavy rain.  wind variable ending at NW.                                                                                                                                               William Flye     4 to 8 AM Wind moderate at N.W & cloudy weather                                         E.V. Gager     8 to Meridian Wind & weather same.  Gunboat Southfield moved up off the mouth of […]

Monitor Log: 3 June 1862

Remarks Tuesday June 3rd/62   Midnight to 4 AM Wind west & cloudy.  2 A.M a light shower of rain passed over                                                                                                                                          Louis Stodder     4 to 8 AM Calm & clear weather                                                             Geo. Frederickson     8 to Meridian Light airs from the S.E & pleasant weather. at 9. AM sent a […]

Monitor Log: 1 June 1862

Remarks Sunday June 1st/62   Midnight to 4 A.M. Light breeze from S.E & cloudy weather                               William Flye     4 to 8 AM Wind variable & heavy showers first part  Latter part S.E & cloudy. Heavy firing heard                                                                                                                                                                                                E.V. Gager     8 to Meridian Wind S.E & cloudy.  Constant firing […]

Monitor Log: 31 May 1862

Remarks Saturday May 31/62   Midnight until 4 A.M Commences and until 4 AM   Heavy rain with thunder & Lightning, wind variable [?] at N.W.        E.V. Gager.     4 to 8 AM       Wind S.E & cloudy, Gunboat Ponce de Leon came down the river                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Louis Stodder     8 to Meridian […]

Monitor Log: 28 May 1862

Remarks Wednesday May 28th/62   Midnight to 4 A.M Moderate breezes from S.W & clear, pleasant weather  at 4 AM. Gunboats Stepping Stones & Island Belle got under way & proceeded down the river.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    William Flye       4 to 8 A.M. Wind & weather same                                                             E.V. Gager     8 to Meridian […]

Monitor Log: 25 May 1862

Remarks Sunday May 25th/1862   Midnight to 4 A.M Light breeze from N.E with thick hazy weather                    Geo. Frederickson     4 to 8 A.M Light breeze from N.E & cloudy weather                              William Flye     8 to Meridian Wind N.N.E & fine weather.  Str Dragon and Maratanza proceeded up the river.  Port Royal & […]

Monitor Log: 24 May 1862

Remarks May 24th /62   Midnight to 4 P.M Wind & weather same.  Heat lightning to the southward                                                                                                                                                      William Flye     4 to 8 A.M Wind N.N.E & cloudy.   slight showers of rain                     E. V. Gager     8 to Meridian Rainy & N.E. wind, Dragon came alongside                         Louis Stodder     […]