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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 51 49 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 40 0 Browse Search
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 11 11 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 6 6 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 6 6 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 5 1 Browse Search
Robert Stiles, Four years under Marse Robert 4 4 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 4 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 3 1 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 2 2 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 32: Navy Department.--energies displayed.--building of iron-clads (search)
the Secretary no better information than this, it is no wonder that he was doubtful of his own ability to decide in such a case; but he did decide. and in favor of Ericsson, who proposed not only the most reasonable price for his vessels, but the unity of the design seemed to strike the Board as something likely to succeed. The New Ironsides was also contracted for with Cramp & Sons in Philadelphia, and the Galena, to be armored with three-inch iron, to be built by Bushnell & Co., New Haven, Connecticut. These three vessels, it is said, were to represent the three types of the American idea of iron-clads-though, with the exception of the New Ironsides, very few persons had any faith in them. This was the first attempt at building an iron-clad navy for operations on the coast, and the Monitor was the only one of them that was ready to meet the enemy's greatest fighting-machine, just in the nick of time. There was one thing which the Navy Department lost sight of altogether, an