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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: 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: 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: 5 August 1862

Remarks Aug 5/62   Commences & till 4 AM Wind S.W & pleasant                                                             Louis Stodder     From 4 to 8 Light breeze from S.W.  At 5 the Port Royal & Satellite went up the river. At 5.30 heard rapid firing in direction of Malvern hills                                                           Geo. Frederickson     From 8 to Meridian Wind […]

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: 1 August 1862

Remarks Aug 1st 1862   Commences & till 4 Wind variable & cloudy.  At 12.45 the Rebels opened fire upon our camp from the opposite shore with light artillery                                                                                                                                                                         Louis Stodder     From 4 to 8 Light breeze from the N.E & cloudy weather                        Geo. Frederickson     From 8 to Meridian […]

Monitor Log: 30 July 1862

                         Remarks July 30   Commences & till 4 AM Calm.  weather clear & pleasant                                                         S.D. Greene     From 4 to 8 Wind N. weather cloudy.  latter part light rain                                   William Flye     From 8 to Meridian Wind & weather same.  At […]

Monitor Log: 18 July 1862

Remarks July 18/62   Commences & till 4 AM First part thick & rainy. latter part passing clouds.  light breeze from the S.E.                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Geo. Frederickson     From 4 to 8 Light breeze from S.E & pleasant weather                             William Flye     From 8 to Meridian Strong breezes from the E & cloudy. […]

Monitor Log: 5 July 1862

Remarks July 5/62   Commences & till 4 AM Wind S.W & clear                                                                               Louis Stodder   From 4 to 8 Wind N.W & weather clear                                                    S D G     From 8 to Meridian Calm & clear.  11.45 the Port Royal moved up abreast of Jordan’s P[oin]t. Yankee fired several times toward the left bank […]