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Monitor Log: 14 June 1862

Remarks Saturday June 14/62   Commences & till 4 A.M Calm weather & clear                                                             S.D. Greene     4 to 8 A.M Calm & pleasant                                                                                  William Flye     8 to Meridian Calm & clear weather.  St[eame]r Stepping Stones went up the river and Island Belle with a schooner & scow in tow went down.  […]

Monitor Log: 12 June 1862

Remarks Thursday June 12/62   Commences & till 4 AM Light airs from the S.W & fine weather.  a total eclipse of the moon lasting an hour. occurred during the watch      E.V. Gager     4 to 8 AM Wind S.W & pleasant, St[eame]r Stepping Stones came up the river & anchored                                                                                                                            Louis […]

Monitor Log: 11 June 1862

Remarks Wednesday June 11/62   Commences & till 4 AM Fresh breeze from N.W & clear cool weather             Louis Stodder     4 to 8 AM Light breeze from the South[war]d & cloudy weather               Geo. Frederickson     8 to Meridian Moderate breezes from W[est] & pleasant weather.  At 11.45 Wachusett, Delaware & Stepping Stones […]

Monitor Log: 9 June 1862

Remarks Monday June 9th/62   Commences & till 4 AM Moderate breeze from N.W cool pleasant weather                William Flye       4 to 8 AM Wind N fresh breeze & cloudy weather.  6 AM St[eame]r Stepping Stones arrived from Fortress Monroe with despatches & mail.  sent her up river to Senior Officer.  Twenty contrabands […]

Monitor Log: 29 May 1862

Remarks Thursday May 29/62   Midnight to 4 A.M Light & baffling airs from N.E & pleasant weather                                                    Geo Frederickson     4 To 8 AM Light airs from the North & clear pleasant weather At 6.15 the Gunboat Jacob Bell arrived from Fortress Monroe                                                                                                                                                        William Flye     8 to Meridian Light […]

Monitor Log: 28 May 1862

Remarks Wednesday May 28th/62   Midnight to 4 A.M Moderate breezes from S.W & clear, pleasant weather  at 4 AM. Gunboats Stepping Stones & Island Belle got under way & proceeded down the river.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    William Flye       4 to 8 A.M. Wind & weather same                                                             E.V. Gager     8 to Meridian […]