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dered to attack the ram, not only with their guns, but bows on at full speed, and then began one of the fiercest naval combats on record. The Monongahela, Commander Strong, was the first vessel that struck her, and in doing so carried away his own iron prow, together with the cutwater, without apparently doing her adversary muceport of the expenditure of ammunition, and the damages sustained, also the Surgeon's and Engineer's reports. Very respectfully, your most obedient servant, J. H. strong, Commander. Rear-Admiral D. G. Farragut, Commanding W. G. B. Squadron, U. S. S. Flag-Ship Hartford, Mobile Bay. U. S. S. Monongahela, Mobile Bay, Aug. 5, 1864nemy's fire. When lashed alongside the Monongahela, I sent Acting Ensign J. D. Ellis in charge of a gun's crew, to work a gun there, under the observation of Captain Strong, where he acted nobly. I beg leave to call your attention to the good conduct of Acting Ensign H. E. Tinkham, who, when seriously wounded by the explosion