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his staff, swept proudly up to the levee and received on board General Grant, with many of his officers.
They were received with that warmth of feeling and hospitality that delights the heart of a sailor.
Outwardly unmoved, Grant received the congratulations of the officers of the navy upon the greatest victory of the war so far — a victory which the river squadron had helped so materially to win. Again the Blackhawk steamed away on active service as Porter's flagship to lead the futile Red River expedition. following their success, had built the Gloire. The British were building four large broadside shins of the Warrior type; others were to follow in the Confederate navy, the Tennessee at Mobile, the Atlanta in Wassaw Sound, the Albemarle in the North Carolina sounds, and the formidable French-built Stonewall; but it was the Monitor which was to give the standard for future types.
Said the London Times after the Hampton Roads fight, Whereas we had one hundred and forty-nine fir