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Monitor Log: 24 August 1862

Remarks Sunday Augst 24th, 1862   Commences & until 4 A.M.  With baffling wind, and squally rainy weather                                    Geo. Frederickson       From 4 to 8 A.M.  Wind N.E.­— weather cloudy.                                                      S.D. Greene     From 8 A.M. to Meridian, Fresh breezes from the N.E. & cloudy weather. At 9.20 the Satellite went down […]

Monitor Log: 19 July 1862

  Remarks July 19/62   Commences & till 4 AM Strong breeze from the N[orthwa]rd & cloudy.  The light of a large fire was seen during the whole watch. down the river heard two explosions                                                                                                                                          Geo. Frederickson     From  4 to 8 Wind N.W. & weather cool & cloudy                                                S.D Greene   […]

Monitor Log: 15 July 1862

Remarks July 15/62   Commences & till 4 AM Moderate breeze from S & clear weather                               William Flye        From 4 to 8 Wind & weather same                                                            E.V.Gager for L.N.S.     From 8 to Meridian Calm & pleasant. Maratanza went up the river & returned. Yankee went up                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Louis Stodder […]

Monitor Log: 6 July 1862

Remarks July 6/62   Commences & till 4 AM Calm & clear  Galena signalled frequently to the shore during the watch.  2 Jacob Bell arrived. At 4 got underweigh and convoyed St[eame]r Stepping Stones by Windmill p[oin]t.                                                                                                                                                                          E.V. Gager for L.N.S.     From 4 to 8 Wind & weather same. […]

Monitor Log: 30 June 1862

Log of U S St[eame]r Monitor       Lieut Wm N Jeffers Comdg Remarks June 30th /62   Commences & till 4 AM Wind S.W & cloudy. Lightning in S.E                       Geo. Frederickson     From 4 to 8   Light airs from the S.W & pleasant.  Heard musketry & artillery in N.W until 7.30 Galena went up […]

Monitor Log: 27 June 1862

Remarks June 27/62   Commences & till 4 AM Calm & hazy weather. the fleet still lying off P[oin]t of Rocks waiting for the Maratanza a there                                                                                                               Louis Stodder     4 to 8 AM Calm & clear. 5 AM the Delaware went up to the Maratanza and returned. reported her all right                           […]

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: 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: 20 June 1862

Remarks June  20th 62   Commences & till 4 AM Light airs from the N. & fine weather                                                EVG       E.V.Gager     4 to 8 AM Wind & weather same                                                                        Louis Stodder     8 to Meridian Light breeze from the N[orthwa]rd & fine weather                                  Geo. Frederickson     Meridian to 4 PM Light breeze […]