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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 152 4 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 33 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 33 1 Browse Search
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) 24 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 5, 1862., [Electronic resource] 22 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 18 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 19, 1862., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: May 13, 1861., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 4, 1862., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 6 0 Browse Search
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entlemen who originated the plan upon which the "Virginia" was built: To Messrs. Williamson, Chief Engineer, and John L. Porter, Naval Constructor, belong the credit of originating, devising, and carrying out the plan by which the unsightly, blaarried out — it having received the approval of the Department Mr. Williamson designed the alterations of machinery and Mr. Porter had charge of the reconstruction of the bail of the vessel. During the long time necessarily consumed, with our lio existence at their instance, has, by her success, fully proved the correctness their plans. Messrs. Williamson and Porter are both natives of Virginia — the one a resident of Norfolk, the other of Portsmouth. They both belonged to the old navnemy was comparatively insignificant. The Petersburg Express publishes an extract from a private letter written by Mr. Porter, the naval constructor, which we append; I received but little encouragement from any one while the Virginia was p