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The Daily Dispatch: November 1, 1861., [Electronic resource] 6 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 27, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 2 0 Browse Search
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ily seen that it gives an uninterrupted channel, the expense of a middle pier is done away with, there is greater lightness and increased mobility. It is, besides, less liable to get out of order than the ordinary counterbalance bridge. This is Frink's patent, and was erected in the years 1855 and '56. The beauty, lightness, and, at the same time the solid appearance of this bridge is a subject of general remark, and is an example to what perfection the science of bridge building has beelimits beyond which no structure could be carried and withstand its own gravity.--But, enough of this, as I am not writing an essay on bridge-building, but merely putting down a few random thoughts which presented themselves while standing before Frink's patent suspension bridge over the east branch of the Elizabeth river. The news of the defeat at Somerset was received here with a great deal of sadness and hints of mismanagement on the part of general officers were freely bruited about.--