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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—the war on the Rapidan. (search)
, the monitor, firing upon her as at a target, lodged some enormous fifteen-inch shells in her hull, and soon set her on fire. As the Nashville, which was loaded with powder, blew up with a tremendous crash, Worden quietly retired, without having received the least damage from the projectiles of the enemy: he would have been absolutely intact but for the explosion of a torpedo, which did some injury to the bottom of his ship. The other monitors arrived on the following day, and on the 3d of March they proceeded in their turn to make trial of their strength against Fort McAllister. The Montauk did not accompany them, the experience she had acquired being deemed sufficient. The narrowness of the channel obliging the three Federal vessels to proceed in file, the Passaic, which was foremost, advanced to within one thousand yards of the enemy's fort, and had concentrated upon her nearly the whole fire of the seven pieces of heavy calibre which this work mounted. She sustained this f
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Pennsylvania. (search)
bruary, three days before the closing of the session, and promulgated on the 3d of March, it had the effect of a political bequest from the Thirty-seventh Congress. expired on the 30th of June, 1863, and, as Congress was to adjourn from the 3d of March to the 8th of December, to make the estimates meet the wants of the ensuing $100,000,000 to pay the arrears due to the soldiers. But it was only on the 3d of March, just as it was about to adjourn, that Congress voted the laws required by tar, were commonly known by the name of ten-forties. But at this date, the 3d of March, the arrears amounted to $72,171,189: they increased much more rapidly than had been taken up; there yet remained $476,250,000 to be disposed of on the 3d of March. Out of this amount we have apportioned $35,000,000 to the resources which f all the arms procured in Europe. Among the numerous laws enacted on the 3d of March by the Thirty-seventh Congress a few hours previous to adjournment was one o