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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: 21 August 1862

Remarks Aug 21 1862   Commences & till 4 A.M.  with calm and cloudy weather                                                    Louis Stodder     From 4 to 8 A.M.  calm and cloudy weather. at 6 the Currituck went down the river followed by the Satellite towing a schooner.  Received in the Gunners Depart- ment 30 10 second time fuses                                                                                                                         […]

Monitor Log: 19 August 1862

Remarks Aug 19/62   Commences & till 4 Calm & weather clear                                                             S.D. Greene       From 4 to 8 Light breeze from the N. & clear weather.  At 6 one of the Gunboats commenced shelling the right bank of the river opposite Harrisons Landing                                                                                                                    William Flye     From 8 to Meridian […]

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: 10 August 1862

Remarks Aug 10/62   Commences & till 4 Moderate breeze from S.W. & clear weather                                     William Flye     From 4 to 8 Wind S.W. & pleasant                                                                        Louis Stodder     From 8 to Meridian Baffling airs weather clear                                                      Geo. Frederickson     From Meridian to 4 Calm & clear                                                                           S.D. Greene     […]

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: 29 July 1862

Remarks July 29/62   Commences & till 4 AM Moderate breeze from the south & clear weather                   William Flye     From 4 to 8 Wind & weather same                                                                        Louis Stodder     From 8 to Meridian Fine breeze from the westward & clear weather  St[eame]r Satellite came up the river with fleet surgeon on […]