Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Hampton Roads” in chapter 17 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...ent which the sailors of the Cumberland and Congress received at Hampton Roads, when they were struggling in the water and subjected to a murderous fire from the guns of the victorious Merrimac. At Hampton Roads the cry was Death to the Federals! At Memphis it was Help for the drowning Confederates! The battle had carried most of the Union vessels ten miles below Memphis, and they now found themselve...

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Hampton Roads (Virginia, United States) 2,301 158 35 0 0 user votes

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