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Monitor Log: 10 September 1862

Remarks Sept 10th /62   Commences & till 4 Wind N.E & rain squalls                                                                     Louis Stodder     From 4 to 8 Strong breeze from the N.E & squally weather with showers of rain  at 6 the St[eame]r Morse went up the river                                                                                                    [Not Signed]                                                               From 8 to Meridian Wind N & E[astwar]d  […]

Monitor Log: 7 September 1862

Remarks Sep 7th /62   Commences & till 4 Moderate breeze from the south & pleasant weather           WF.  William Flye     From 4 to 8 Wind & weather same.  St[eame]r Mahaska went down the river                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Louis Stodder     From 8 to Meridian Wind E.N.E & clear pleasant weather.   at 9.20 […]

Monitor Log: 5 September 1862

The body of wardroom steward Lawrence Murray, who had rolled overboard and drowned on September 2, 1862, was recovered on this day 150 years ago. Remarks Sep 5/62   Commences & till 4 Wind N.E with clear & pleasant weather                                                                                                                                    GF  Geo. Frederickson     From 4 to 8 Wind N[orthwar]d & E[astwar]d. […]

Monitor Log: 4 September 1862

Remarks Sept 4/62        Commences & till 4 Calm & clear weather.  The Mahaska & Morse went up the river                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SDG  S.D. Greene     From 4 to 8 Wind & weather same                                                                        W.F.  William Flye     From 8 to Meridian Wind E & clear                                                                                               Louis Stodder     From 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: 28 August 1862

Remarks  Thursday Aug 28/62   Commencing & till 4 AM Calm & cloudy                                                                             GF. Geo. Frederickson     From 4 to 8 At 6.10 got under way with the fleet and stood down the river. Wind S.W. weather clear                                                                                                                                                                                                     S.D.G.  S.D. Greene     From 8 to Meridian First part cloudy […]

Monitor Log: 17 August 1862

Remarks Aug 17/62   Commences & till 4 AM Wind N.E. & clear                                                                              Louis Stodder     From 4 to 8 Wind N.E & passing clouds                                                   Geo. Frederickson     From 8 to Meridian Inspected crew at quarters. Wind N. & E[astward]d  weather clear                                                                                                                                                         S.D. Greene     From Meridian to 4 Moderate breeze […]

Monitor Log: 11 August 1862

Remarks Aug 11/62   Commences & till 4 Calm weather  b. c.                                                     S.D. Greene     From 4 to 8 Calm & clear.  At day light a salute was fired from Harrisons Landing.  Also Guns every half hour in memory of Ex President Van Buren       William Flye     From 8 to Meridian     Wind & […]

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: 22 July 1862

Remarks July 22/62   Commencing & till 4 AM Wind E[astwa]rd weather pleasant                                                           S.D. Greene     From 4 to 8 Light breezes from the East & pleasant weather                    William Flye     From 8 to Meridian St[eame]r Morse came alongside with an anchor & 45 fathoms of chain. which we received on board.  Wind […]