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Monitor Log: 25 June 1862

Remarks June 25th 62   Commences & till 4 AM Light breeze from the NNW & pleasant weather.  Saw three rockets in direction of Richmond                          William Flye     4 to 8 AM Light breeze from the N.W & clear weather                          E.V. Gager     8 to Meridian Wind N.W & clear. St[eame]r Stepping Stones […]

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: 23 June 1862

Remarks June 23rd/62   Commences & till 4 AM Light wind from then N.E & cloudy weather.  At 1.30 AM discovered the deck on fire around the stove pipe in galley. extinguished it & examined the place every half hour during the watch Louis Stodder     4 to 8 AM Light airs from the […]

Monitor Log: 21 June 1862

Remarks June 21st/62   Commences & till 4 AM Light-airs from the S.W & pleasant weather                          William Flye     4 to 8 AM Wind & weather same. 7.35  Galena arrived from below                    E.V. Gager     8 to Meridian Light breeze from the S.W & clear.  11 AM Galena went down                                                                                                                                                       […]

Monitor Log: 17 June 1862

Remarks June 17/62   Commences & till 4 AM Light breezes from the S.E & clear weather                           William Flye         4 to 8 A.M Wind & weather same 5.30 Galena got under weigh & proceeded down the river                                                                                                                 E.V. Gager     8 to Meridian Wind S & clear.  Heavy firing […]

Monitor Log: 16 June 1862

Remarks June 16/62   Commences & till 4 AM Light breeze from N & fine clear weather                                                                                                                                          [Not Signed]     4 to 8 AM Wind & weather same                                                                        Louis Stodder     8 to Meridian Wind N[orthwar]d & E[astwar]d weather clear.  At 11.45 Galena & Port Royal came up the river & anchored                                 […]

Monitor Log: 15 June 1862

Remarks Sunday June 15/62   Commences & till 4 AM Fine breeze N.W & clear Louis Stodder     4 to 8 AM At 4.45 the Galena got underweigh & stood down the river Wind N & W[estwa]rd weather clear S.D. Greene     8 to Meridian faint-airs from the south & clear weather.  At […]

Monitor Log: 14 June 1862

Remarks Saturday June 14/62   Commences & till 4 A.M Calm weather & clear                                                             S.D. Greene     4 to 8 A.M Calm & pleasant                                                                                  William Flye     8 to Meridian Calm & clear weather.  St[eame]r Stepping Stones went up the river and Island Belle with a schooner & scow in tow went down.  […]

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     […]

Monitor Log: 20 May 1862

Remarks Tuesday May 20th/62   Midnight to 4 A.M Light variable airs & pleasant weather.  middle part foggy                                        William Flye     4 to 8 A.M Wind N.E & Cloudy weather.  5.30 an officer arrived at City Point with flag of truce. 6 AM a boat from flag ship came alongside with orders to cover […]