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Monitor Log: 26 June 1862

Remarks June 26 1862   Commences & till 4 AM Wind West & light. weather clear & pleasant                                    Geo. Frederickson     4 to 8 AM Wind & weather same. 6.30 St[eame]r Metamora went alongside of the wharf at city p[oin]t                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  William Flye     8 to Meridian Wind S.W & pleasant weather […]

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: 13 June 1862

Remarks Friday June 13th /62   Commences & till 4 A.M With light airs from the S.W& pleasant weather.   At 1 A. M the C.De Lion arrived from Hampton Roads William Flye     4 to 8 AM Wind & weather same.  heavy firing toward Richmond between 5 & 6 AM                                                                                                                                    E.V. Gager […]

Monitor Log: 12 June 1862

Remarks Thursday June 12/62   Commences & till 4 AM Light airs from the S.W & fine weather.  a total eclipse of the moon lasting an hour. occurred during the watch      E.V. Gager     4 to 8 AM Wind S.W & pleasant, St[eame]r Stepping Stones came up the river & anchored                                                                                                                            Louis […]

Monitor Log: 8 June 1862

Remarks Sunday June 8th /62   Commences with & till 4 AM Light airs from the N.W & cloudy weather                            E.V. Gager     4 to 8 AM Wind N & pleasant.  Coeur De Lion came up with the coal schooner  7 AM St[eame]r Delaware came up with senior officer on board                                                      Louis Stodder   […]

Monitor Log: 7 June 1862

Remarks Saturday May [June]7/62   Commenced & till 4 A.M Calm & cloudy very strong current                                        Louis Stodder     4 to 8 AM Cloudy weather & light breeze from the westward at 6 AM St[eame]r Jacob Bell came down from above                                  Geo. Frederickson     8 to Meridian Light airs from S.E & pleasant […]

Monitor Log: 6 June 1862

Remarks Friday June 6th /62   Midnight to 4 AM Wind N & cloudy weather                                                     Geo. Frederickson     4 to 8 AM Moderate breeze from the north & cloudy weather               William Flye     8 to Meridian Wind N. & cloudy light showers.  Gunboats Delaware & Southfield went up the river.  Large quantities of […]

Monitor Log: 4 June 1862

Remarks June 4th /62   Midnight to 4 AM Wind S.E. heavy rain during the entire watch.  3.45 a contraband came along side, ordered him away                     E.V. Gager     4 to 8 AM Wind baffling with heavy rain                                                            Louis Stodder     8 to Meridian Strong breeze from S.E with passing clouds at 9 […]

Monitor Log: 29 May 1862

Remarks Thursday May 29/62   Midnight to 4 A.M Light & baffling airs from N.E & pleasant weather                                                    Geo Frederickson     4 To 8 AM Light airs from the North & clear pleasant weather At 6.15 the Gunboat Jacob Bell arrived from Fortress Monroe                                                                                                                                                        William Flye     8 to Meridian Light […]

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 […]