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Monitor Log: 1 September 1862

Remarks Sept 1/62   Commences & till 4 Strong breeze from S.E. & cloudy weather                                 GF  Geo. Frederickson     From 4 to 8 At 7 the Galena & Genesee went up the river.  Wind S & E[astwar]d                                                                                                                                                                                                                               SDG  S.D. Greene     From 8 to Meridian Moderate breezes from the S[outhwar]d […]

Short Lived Ironclad

Hey there folks and welcome back to the good ol’ blog! Today’s tidbit about me is: like most people, I am perfectly aware that Sunday is technically the beginning of a new week. However, despite the best efforts of calendars, I still occasionally forget that fact and revert to my childhood idea that Monday is […]

Monitor Log: 17 August 1862

Remarks Aug 17/62   Commences & till 4 AM Wind N.E. & clear                                                                              Louis Stodder     From 4 to 8 Wind N.E & passing clouds                                                   Geo. Frederickson     From 8 to Meridian Inspected crew at quarters. Wind N. & E[astward]d  weather clear                                                                                                                                                         S.D. Greene     From Meridian to 4 Moderate breeze […]

Consolidation

Howdy folks, and welcome back to the good ol’ blog! Today’s tidbit about me is: two of my best friends are currently in California, and apparently San Diego has a much higher concentration of British cultural items than I would ever have guessed.   150 years ago today, both Union and Confederate forces were redeploying all […]

Monitor Log: 15 August 1862

Remarks Aug 15th /62   Commences & till 4 AM Wind N  weather b.c.                                                  S.D. Greene     From 4 to 8 Moderate breezes from the S.E & cloudy weather                 William Flye       From 8 to Meridian Wind N.E & light showers of rain                                          Louis Stodder     From Meridian to 4 Weather […]

Monitor Log: 7 August 1862

Remarks Aug 7/62   Commences & till 4 Southfield & Sonoma came down the river.   Calm.  weather clear                                                                                                                                                                                                                           S.D. Greene     From 4 to 8 Calm & clear weather                                                             William Flye     From 8 to Meridian Wind E[astwar]d & pleasant.  At 11.30 St[eame]rs Morse, Satellite, Barney, Galena & Port […]

Monitor Log: 3 August 1862

Remarks Aug 3/62   Commences & till 4 AM Calm.  weather clear                                                               S.D. Greene     From 4 to 8 Wind N.E & cloudy. at 4.30 the Port Royal & Satellite went up the river                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 William Flye     From 8 to Meridian Wind N.E.  weather cloudy.  At 11 the St[eame]r Southfield           […]

Monitor Log: 18 July 1862

Remarks July 18/62   Commences & till 4 AM First part thick & rainy. latter part passing clouds.  light breeze from the S.E.                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Geo. Frederickson     From 4 to 8 Light breeze from S.E & pleasant weather                             William Flye     From 8 to Meridian Strong breezes from the E & cloudy. […]

Monitor Log: 16 July 1862

Remarks July 16/62   Commences & till 4 AM Moderate breeze from the Southward & cloudy weather                                                                                                                                                      William Flye     From 4 to 8 Wind & weather same.  At 5 St[eame]r Powell with Flag officer on board went up to the Galena                                                                                                                                                                                                              Louis Stodder     From 8 to Meridian […]

Monitor Log: 14 July 1862

Remarks July 14/62   Commences & till 4 AM Fresh breeze & fine clear weather                                           E.V. Gager       From 4 to 8 Strong breeze from S[outhwa]rd  & smoky.  At 5 St[eame]r Satellite went down                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Louis Stodder     From 8 to Meridian Light breeze from the S[outhwa]rd & clear.  Gunboat Cimerone […]