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James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 182 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 74 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 62 0 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 60 0 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 31 1 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History 30 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 28 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 24 0 Browse Search
Caroline E. Whitcomb, History of the Second Massachusetts Battery of Light Artillery (Nims' Battery): 1861-1865, compiled from records of the Rebellion, official reports, diaries and rosters 20 0 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 4. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 18 0 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Virginia, or Merrimac: her real projector. (search)
Williamson then said that the engines of the Merrimac could, he thought, be put in working conditiod, in fact, no other plan could have made the Merrimac an effective ship. Her guns now command everspatch to make the changes in the form of the Merrimac, and to build, equip and fit her in all respe is rather obscure. You say: After the Merrimac was in progress some time, Lieutenant Brooke ent. The following is the report upon the Merrimac: In obedience to your orders we have carr and report upon the best mode of making the Merrimac useful was equivalent to appointing us member originated the design or plan applied to the Merrimac. The concluding part of this report says: ication connecting Mr. Porter's name with the Merrimac, had appeared at an earlier date, I wrote to ay-Book, giving the credit of the plan of the Merrimac to John L. Porter. The extraordinary chara suitable to the purpose. The boilers of the Merrimac were good, and as the chief-engineer was of o[22 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.10 (search)
Admiral Buchanan, grim, silent and rigid with prospective fighting, was stumping up and down the deck, lame from a wound received in his first engagement in the Merrimac, and in about fifteen minutes we observed that instead of heading for the safe lee of the fort, our iron prow was pointed for the enemy's fleet. Suppressed exclerous transports at anchor under Pelican island, were debarking nearly 10,000 infantry. I determined then, having the example before me of the blowing up of the Merrimac in the James river by our own officers, without a fight, and by being caught in such a trap, I determined, by an unexpected dash into the fleet, to attack and doage, he walked like a game-cock, though halting in his gait in later years in consequence of having received a minnie ball in his right thigh when commanding the Merrimac in the first iron-clad fight in the world. It was while he stood on the deck, after sinking the Congress, that he was shot by some Federal infantry on the shore
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Thanksgiving service on the Virginia, March 10, 1862. (search)
Thanksgiving service on the Virginia, March 10, 1862. [The following has been furnished by a participant in the impressive exercises chronicled.] It would seem that everything had already been said that history would care to remember of this famous iron-clad monster of the ocean; and yet the labors of the future historical compiler would be incomplete without the following account of a most impressive scene that occurred on board of the Confederate steam frigate Virginia (nee Merrimac, U. S. N.) at the Gosport Confederate States Navy Yard, in grateful acknowledgment to Almighty God for the distinguished victory gained in Hampton Roads on Saturday and Sunday, the 8th and 11th days of March, 1862. This most appropriate and solemn service of praise and grateful adoration was offered on the gun-deck of the steamer, at the special request of the officers and crew—all hands being there assembled—at 12 o'clock noon, on Monday, March 10th, by the Rev. J. H. D. Wingfield, the assista
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index (search)
jor J. W., 299. Magruders Peninsula Campaign, 60. McGregor's Battery, Roll of, 281. McGuire, Dr., Hunter, Sketch of, his reminiscenses of General Jackson, 298. McPhail, Major John B., 56. Manassas, History of, First Battle of, 81. Maury, General D. H., 51, 191, 201, 263, 389. Maury. Colonel R. L., 105. Memorial Window in Trinity Church, Portsmouth, Va., Removal of the, 207; Lines on , by James Barron Hope, 211. Meredith, W. R., on Colonial Culture in Virginia, 126. Merrimac or Virginia, The, 31, 80, 246, 248. Minor C. S. Navy, Lieutenant R. D., 5. Monitor, The, 5, 72 Morgan, Fort, 80. Morgan, Mrs. Henrietta H., Mother of soldiers, death of, 267. Morton, Camp, Federal Prison, 47. Negro troops, 102. North Carolina troops, Tribute to, 119. North Carolina Volunteers, The First and the Battle of Bethel, 212; organization of the Regiment, 212, 217; Lines addressed to by Luola, 230. O'Ferrall, Hon. C. T., His address at Atlanta, Ga., 401. O'