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Monitor Log: 19 June 1862

Remarks June 19/62   Commences & till 4 AM Light breeze from S & fine weather                                       Louis Stodder     4 to 8 AM Wind & weather same. at 6 AM St[eame]r Jacob Bell went down the river                                                                                                 [Not Signed]                               8 to Meridian Light S.W wind & clear weather                                            William Flye   […]

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: 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: 1 June 1862

Remarks Sunday June 1st/62   Midnight to 4 A.M. Light breeze from S.E & cloudy weather                               William Flye     4 to 8 AM Wind variable & heavy showers first part  Latter part S.E & cloudy. Heavy firing heard                                                                                                                                                                                                E.V. Gager     8 to Meridian Wind S.E & cloudy.  Constant firing […]

Monitor Log: 31 May 1862

Remarks Saturday May 31/62   Midnight until 4 A.M Commences and until 4 AM   Heavy rain with thunder & Lightning, wind variable [?] at N.W.        E.V. Gager.     4 to 8 AM       Wind S.E & cloudy, Gunboat Ponce de Leon came down the river                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Louis Stodder     8 to Meridian […]

Monitor Log: 30 May 1862

Remarks Friday May 30th 62   Midnight to 4 AM Wind & weather same                                                                        Louis Stodder     4 to 8 AM Wind S.W Fine weather & passing clouds  at 5 AM Gunboat Mahaska & Jacob Bell went down the river                                                                                                                                                         Geo. Frederickson     8 to Meridian Same wind & weather.  At 11 […]

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 […]