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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: 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: 25 July 1862

Remarks July 25/62   Commences & till 4 Light airs from the west[wa]rd & pleasant                                             William Flye     From 4 to 8 Wind & weather same.  St[eame]r Stepping Stones came along side & brought up the mail & John Mason fireman discharged from hospital                                                   Louis Stodder                                                 From 8 to Meridian Light breeze from the […]

Monitor Log: 13 July 1862

Remarks July 13   Commences & till 4 Wind S[outhwa]rd & W[estwa]rd & clear weather                                         Louis Stodder     From 4 to 8 Same wind & weather                                                                        G F               Geo. Frederickson     From 8 to Meridian Light breeze from the S & pleasant weather.  At 11 the Stepping Stones & Vanderbilt with Flag of […]

Monitor Log: 6 July 1862

Remarks July 6/62   Commences & till 4 AM Calm & clear  Galena signalled frequently to the shore during the watch.  2 Jacob Bell arrived. At 4 got underweigh and convoyed St[eame]r Stepping Stones by Windmill p[oin]t.                                                                                                                                                                          E.V. Gager for L.N.S.     From 4 to 8 Wind & weather same. […]

Monitor Log: 30 June 1862

Log of U S St[eame]r Monitor       Lieut Wm N Jeffers Comdg Remarks June 30th /62   Commences & till 4 AM Wind S.W & cloudy. Lightning in S.E                       Geo. Frederickson     From 4 to 8   Light airs from the S.W & pleasant.  Heard musketry & artillery in N.W until 7.30 Galena went up […]

Monitor Log: 27 June 1862

Remarks June 27/62   Commences & till 4 AM Calm & hazy weather. the fleet still lying off P[oin]t of Rocks waiting for the Maratanza a there                                                                                                               Louis Stodder     4 to 8 AM Calm & clear. 5 AM the Delaware went up to the Maratanza and returned. reported her all right                           […]

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 […]

Monitor Log: 24 June 1862

Remarks June 24th 62     Commences & till 4 AM Variable wind with heavy rain & squalls.  Latter part wind S.E                                                                                                                                            E.V. Gager     4 to 8 AM Wind S.E & cloudy.  5 AM Port Royal went down the river.  Aroostook came down from above              Louis Stodder     8 to […]