Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Hampton Roads” in chapter 1.43, section c.1.43.167 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32.:
...ongside of the frigate, and shortly afterwards we first knew of the famous fighter, the Monitor. General Sherman's remark, War is hell, was amply illustrated when the Virginia and the Monitor met in Hampton Roads .
After the Minnesota incident, the Monitor hove in view and at once attacked.
We could see nothing but the resemblance of a large cheese box, and when the turret revolved we could see nothin...
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