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Monitor Log: 11 September 1862

Our journey through the Monitor‘s logbook ends today. Thomas Stevens turned over command to John P. Bankhead and a new logbook was started on September 12, 1862. That log presumably still lies at the bottom of the sea, along with the Monitor. Remarks Sept 11th /1862   Commences & till 4 With fresh breezes from the N.E […]

Monitor Log: 8 September 1862

Remarks Sep 8/62   Commences & till 4 Calm.  Weather clear                                                               S.D. Greene     From 4 to 8 light wind from the S.E & pleasant weather  At 5.30 the Genesee went up the river. At 7.45 the coal sch[ooner] Trade Winds came along side.                                    William Flye     From 8 to Meridian Wind S.E. […]

Monitor Log: 6 September 1862

Remarks Sep 6th /62   Commences & till 4 Wind S & E[astwar]d weather clear & cold                                 Louis Stodder                 From 4 to 8 At 6 the Genesee & Mahaska went up the river   Wind S.W light & clear pleasant weather                                                                                                                                                                                 GF.  Geo. Frederickson     From 8 to Meridian […]

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 […]

Monitor Log: 20 August 1862

Remarks Aug 20/62   Commences & till 4 Calm & baffling airs from N[orthewar]d & E[astwar]d                                               Geo. Frederickson   From 4 to 8 Calm & weather clear                                                             S.D. Greene From 8 to Meridian Light airs from the S.W & pleasant weather.  The Port Royal Sonoma & Genesee moved down the river.  At 8.30 Mr. Newton […]

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: 6 August 1862

Remarks Aug 6/62   Commences & till 4 A.M Wind S & W[estwar]d  weather b.c                                                          William Flye     From 4 to 8 Wind Light from S.W & pleasant                                           Louis Stodder     From 8 to Meridian Calm & clear  at 8.30 the Gennessee went down the river                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Geo. Frederickson     […]

Monitor Log: 4 August 1862

Remarks Aug 4/62   Commences & till 4 AM Baffling winds from S & W[estwar]d & cloudy                          Geo. Frederickson     From 4 to 8 Wind S & W[estwar]d.  weather b.c.                                                        S.D. Greene     From 8 to Meridian Light airs from the S.E & clear.  At 12 the Port Royal & Satellite came down […]

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: 11 July 1862

Remarks July 11/62   Commences & till 4 With moderate breezes from the North & cloudy weather    William Flye         From 4 to 8 Wind N.E with rain squalls                                         E.V.Gager for L.N.S.     From 8 to Meridian Wind & weather same. Gunboat Genesee arrived.  Rebel Tug with flag of truce lying […]