This second withdrawal was most probably coincident with the following fact, given by Lieutenant S. Dana Greene, the executive officer of the Monitor, page 725-727, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, volume I. Lieutenant Greene says:
Soon after noon a shell from the Merrimac's gun, the muzzle of which was not ten yards distant, struck the forward side of the pilothousearily retired from the action to ascertain the extent of the injuries she had received.
Lieutenant Greene, then succeeding to the command, continues his account.
In the confusion of the moment thto pursue, it is impossible to state; but it could hardly have exceeded twenty minutes.
Lieutenant Greene admits that being summoned to Worden, he found him standing at the foot of the ladder leadeport of Captain Van Brunt, of the Minnesota, discloses the retirement of the Monitor, and Lieutenant Greene, her executive, admits that she withdrew twice from the engagement—once to hoist shot into
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Forts Sumter, Johnston, Moultrie, and batteries Gregg and Wagner, location of, 169.
Forrest, Lt.-Gen. N. B., Lord Wolseley's estimate of, 325.
Fulkerson, Col., Abe, 309.
Fugitive slave law nullified, The, 382.
Gaillard, Col. P. C., 172.
Generals of the C. S. Army, Living, 34.
Gordon, Gen. John B., 110, 400.
Gorham, Hon., Geo. C., 205.
Gregg's Texas Brigade, 71.
Gregg, Fort, The Artillery Defenders of—A correction, 33.
Graham, Col., Robt., 169.
Greene, Death of Col., 182.
Groner, Gen. V. D., 92.
Hagood, Gen., Johnson, 181.
Harcourt, Sir, Wm., 343.
Harris, Gen. D. B., Life and Services of, 395.
Heroine of Confederate Point, The, a contemporaneous account of the defence of Fort Fisher, Dec. 24-25, 1864, 301.
Heth, Gen., Harry, 356; Sketch of, 389.
Hiden, D. D., Rev. J. C., 307.
Hill, Gen. A. P., unveiling of the statue of, at Richmond, with ceremonies and oration of Gen. J. A. Walker, 352; how killed and by whom, 349, 383;