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Monitor Log: 6 June 1862

Remarks Friday June 6th /62   Midnight to 4 AM Wind N & cloudy weather                                                     Geo. Frederickson     4 to 8 AM Moderate breeze from the north & cloudy weather               William Flye     8 to Meridian Wind N. & cloudy light showers.  Gunboats Delaware & Southfield went up the river.  Large quantities of […]

Monitor Log: 5 June 1862

Remarks Thursday June 5th /62   Midnight to 4 AM Cloudy weather & heavy rain.  wind variable ending at NW.                                                                                                                                               William Flye     4 to 8 AM Wind moderate at N.W & cloudy weather                                         E.V. Gager     8 to Meridian Wind & weather same.  Gunboat Southfield moved up off the mouth of […]

Monitor Log: 4 June 1862

Remarks June 4th /62   Midnight to 4 AM Wind S.E. heavy rain during the entire watch.  3.45 a contraband came along side, ordered him away                     E.V. Gager     4 to 8 AM Wind baffling with heavy rain                                                            Louis Stodder     8 to Meridian Strong breeze from S.E with passing clouds at 9 […]

Monitor Log: 3 June 1862

Remarks Tuesday June 3rd/62   Midnight to 4 AM Wind west & cloudy.  2 A.M a light shower of rain passed over                                                                                                                                          Louis Stodder     4 to 8 AM Calm & clear weather                                                             Geo. Frederickson     8 to Meridian Light airs from the S.E & pleasant weather. at 9. AM sent a […]