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Monitor Log: 31 August 1862

Remarks Aug 31/62   Commences & till 4 AM Wind & weather clear                                                             S.D.G.  S.D. Greene         From 4 to 8 Moderate breezes from the E[astwar]’d & pleasant.  At 6 the Wachusett made signal to 4248 and immediately got under way accompanied by the Maratanza, Tioga, Mahaska, Sonoma, Southfield, Alert and seven […]

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: 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: 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: 3 July 1862

Remarks July 3rd /62   Commences & till 4 AM fresh N. wind & rainy weather                                               William Flye     From 4 to 8 Wind & weather same                                                            E.V. Gager by L.N.S     From 8 to Meridian Wind N. & light.  11 Flag ship made signal 1218.  At 11.30 got under weigh & proceeded […]

Monitor Log: 2 July 1862

Remarks July 2nd /62   Commences & till 4 AM Light breeze S E & cloudy                                                                                                                                                                                                     E.V. Gager for LNS     From 4 to 8 Wind S.E & rainy.  Delaware passed on her way up the river Mahaska & Aroostook with schooners in tow passed down. Also Galena & Maratanza                                                                                                                   L.N. […]

Monitor Log: 29 June 1862

Remarks June 29/62   Commences & till 4 AM With Light airs from S & cloudy weather & mist at intervals.  Lights of fires in the S.W & N.E have been visible during the watch                                                                                                                                               William Flye     From 4 to 8 Light airs & cloudy.  4.30 Galena got underweigh & […]

Monitor Log: 28 June 1862

Log of U S St[eame]r Monitor              WN Jeffers Lieut Comdg   Remarks June 28/62   Commences & till 4 AM Calm & clear                                                                           E.V. Gager   From 4 to 8 Wind & weather same.  At 5 Maratanza got afloat & anchored near us                                                                                                                                Louis Stodder       From 8 to Meridian Clear & […]

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 […]