Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Sewell's Point” in chapter 12 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...ve been suffered, but prevented at all hazards, especially as the crew of an English corvette cheered the Confederates as they towed their prizes away. That night the Merrimac lay at anchor above Sewell's Point , and a few days later she went within gunshot of the fort at the Rip Raps, with which she exchanged a few rounds. It is said that the Merrimac opened fire, hoping that the Monitor would go out and ...
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