Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fortress Monroe” in chapter 32 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...r the wires to the Secretary of the Navy, and Mr. Fox started at once for Hampton Roads to see if he could be of any service, and to report on the condition of affairs.
Mr. Fox was on the dock at Fortress Monroe , where he could witness the fight between the iron-clads.
He noticed that the shot from the Monitor's guns glanced off from the sloping sides of the Merrimac, while the rifled shot of the Merrimac ...
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