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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 76 2 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 65 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 44 6 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 39 1 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 24 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) 15 1 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) 15 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 10 0 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 10 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 6 0 Browse Search
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her commanders of iron-clads in a letter in May, vindicating the cause of Admiral Dahlgren in declining to attack Charleston harbor with the monitors. Ammen's Atlantic Coast, p. 162. A Massachusetts officer, Capt. (afterwards admiral) John A. Winslow, commanded the Kearsarge when it finally destroyed the Alabama, and put an end to its destructive career on June 19, 1863. His brief and modest despatch to the War Department on this occasion is one of the classics of the Civil War, and is in curious contrast with the burst of enthusiasm which hailed his victory. There was no occurrence during the war, says Admiral Porter, more grateful to the Northern people. . . . Winslow became the hero of the hour, for he had not only disposed of a most troublesome enemy, but he had demonstrated the superiority of a United States ship, crew and guns over an English built, English armed and English manned vessel of equal if not superior force. Porter, p. 655. In the attack on Fort Pula