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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: 11 July 1862

Remarks July 11/62   Commences & till 4 With moderate breezes from the North & cloudy weather    William Flye         From 4 to 8 Wind N.E with rain squalls                                         E.V.Gager for L.N.S.     From 8 to Meridian Wind & weather same. Gunboat Genesee arrived.  Rebel Tug with flag of truce lying […]

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: 21 May 1862

Remarks Wednesday May 21st/62   Midnight to 4 AM. Light breeze from S.E with thick and rainy weather  Geo. Frederickson     4 to 8 A.M Light wind varying from E. to S. and cloudy weather.  Latter part wind shifted to S and fine clear weather.  Heard firing in the direction of Petersburgh       William […]

Monitor Log: 20 May 1862

Remarks Tuesday May 20th/62   Midnight to 4 A.M Light variable airs & pleasant weather.  middle part foggy                                        William Flye     4 to 8 A.M Wind N.E & Cloudy weather.  5.30 an officer arrived at City Point with flag of truce. 6 AM a boat from flag ship came alongside with orders to cover […]

Monitor Log: 19 May 1862

Remarks Monday May 19th/62   Midnight to 4 A.M Light airs from the S.W. fine weather. Swung to flood  tide at 3 A.M                                                                                                                                 E.V. Gager     4 to 8 A.M Wind & weather same                                                                        Louis Stodder     8 toMeridian Light breeze from S.W  thick & cloudy weather with rain                                                                                                                                                    Geo. […]

Monitor Log: 18 May 1862

Remarks Sunday May 18th/62   Midnight to 4 A.M Calm & pleasant                                                                                  Louis Stodder     4 to 8 A.M Baffling airs & calm with clear weather                                 Geo. Frederickson     8 toMeridian Light airs from eastward : with pleasant weather.  Rec’d from the Galena a quantity of stores for the paymasters dept                                                               William Flye […]