Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. James B. Eads” in chapter 32 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...uild the little Monitor, which was ready nearly on the same day that the Merrimac created such consternation at Hampton Roads. It is true, that through the enterprise and energy of a western man, Mr. James B. Eads , we got some iron-clads afloat on the Mississippi, but it was not until the 17th of June, 1861, that the Quartermaster-general of the Army issued proposals for building the vessels. Great progress ...
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