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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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tions Elsewhere. The following extracts were prepared for yesterday's paper, but excluded by the heavy demand upon our columns: The Peninsula. Washington, April 13, 1862. An intelligent observer, who left the scene of operations in front of Yorktown late yesterday afternoon, and arrived here to-day; furnishes the latest details from that region, where the most terrible conflict on land and water is hourly expected. It is evident, from the movements of the rebel monster Merrimac, that it is not the intention to engage the Monitor and the other vessels of Com. Goldsborough's fleet outside the bar. It is believed that the object of the rebels is to draw the Monitor out of her position, so as to enable the two iron-clad steamers, Jamestown and Yorktown, to pass the blockade. The preparations of General McClellan are vigorously prosecuted. His vigilance is sleepless and his arrangements complete. The force of the enemy has been rather underrated than overestim
Bombay. There was an unknown American ship alongside. The Union flag was lowered when the ships parted company. The Pope of Rome continues dangerously ill. The Viceroy of Egypt was ill. The Prince of Wales has left Alexandria for Jaffa and the Holy Land. The Japanese Ambassadors had left Alexandria for Marseilles. They would visit France before going to England. The Merrimac and Monitor battle in Parliament. In the House of Commons, on the 27th of March, Sir F. Smith gave notice that he should on to-morrow call the attention of the Secretary of State for War to a report of the engagement between the iron-cased vessel Merrimac, belonging to the Confederate States, and the iron gunboat Monitor, belonging to the Federal States; and ask whether, in consequence of the results of that action, it would not be prudent to suspend the construction of fortifications at Spithead until the question of the construction of iron-roofed gunboats had been fully considered.