Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Commodore Paulding” in chapter 1.1 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20.:
...or the morrow.
The Monitor (or Ericsson) had been built in one hundred days especially to meet the Merrimac.
She arrived at Fort Monroe at 9 P. M. of March 8th. Secretary Welles had telegraphed Commodore Paulding at the New York yard March 6th: Let the Monitor come direct to Washington, anchoring below Alexandria.
Similar orders had been sent to Captain John Marston, United States Navy, at Fort Monroe.
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