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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 112 2 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 32 0 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) 30 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 26 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 12 0 Browse Search
James Russell Soley, Professor U. S. Navy, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, The blockade and the cruisers (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 8 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 4, 15th edition. 8 0 Browse Search
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 6 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 6 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 6 0 Browse Search
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profound sensation; and justly so, since a number of our brave citizens were engaged in the fight, and nobly sustained the honor of this good old State, as will appear from the following letter from a gentleman on board the winslow: Newbern, N. C., Aug. 31, 1861. "My Dear Mother:" As I have a short time before the mail closes, I think I cannot better employ it than in writing to you concerning the bombardment and capture of Hatteras by the Minnesota, Wabash, Cumberland, Pawnee, Niagara, two sloops-of-war, together with several gun-boats and vessels unknown to me. Father is safe, and although the Winslow was in the heat of the engagement, thank God, escaped scatheless. The bombardment lasted a day and a half, and never was a scene of greater grandeur and horror presented to the view of man. Above, below, around, thousands of hissing bombs sailed through the air, plowed up the ground, and bursting in the water, threw up columns twenty tent high. Only imagine eight hundred