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or could not have done better. The barrier is such that vessels of the enemy, if they have any, cannot possibly pass out; ours cannot pass in. I have the honor to be, your obedient servant, John Rodgers, Commander U. S. Navy. Lieut. Wm. N. Jeffers's report. U. S. Iron-clad steamer Monitor, James River, May 16, 1862. sir: I submit the following report of the movements of this vessel during the action of yesterday: Shortly after weighing anchor from our position near Kingsland Creek a sharp fire of musketry was commenced from both banks on all the ships. At half-past 7 I discovered an extensive fortification on an elevation of about two hundred feet, with several smaller batteries, all apparently mounting guns of the heaviest calibre; at the foot of the bluff in the river an obstruction formed of sunken steamers and vessels, secured with chains, and the shallow water, piled across the river. The Galena having anchored at about one thousand yards from the fort