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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 9 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 6 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 6 6 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 4 0 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 12: fight between the Merrimac and Monitor, March 8, 1862. (search)
At one time on his passage to Hampton Roads, he was doubtful if the little Monitor Lieut. Catesby Ap R. Jones, (executive officer of the Merrimac.) would live through the rough seas and arrive in and while doing so both were severely wounded. The command of the Merrimac then devolved on Lieut. Jones. Notwithstanding the heavy armor of the Merrimac, her loss in killed and wounded was twentt the mercy of the Monitor, as her speed was not sufficient to have enabled her to escape. Lieut. Jones having occasion to visit the Merrimac's gun-deck saw a division standing at ease, and inquirige by snapping my fingers at him every two minutes and a half. Confederate account. As Lieut. Jones found he could make no impression on the Monitor with his shot, he determined to run her downround a three-decker, pouring in her shot and endeavoring to find a vulnerable point. At last Jones thought he saw a chance of ramming the Monitor, and gave the order to go ahead at full speed, bu