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and the storming jar and smash from her prow, sending the Cumberland quickly to the bottom, roused all hands up to a vivid and terrible evidence of the tremendous power of the great chattering ram which they had derided and laughed at. The bodies of the men plain and drowned in the battle will probably float ashore in a day or two. Occasionally a mattress floats ashore. One has been found apparently much stained with blood. Two suits of sailors clothes have also floated ashore at Sowell's Point. In the pockets were found letters written by the friends of those who had worn the clothes. Other articles have gone ashore from the Cumberland, whose master and spires now mark the location of the fierce engagement. I regret to state that the Yankees succeeded in getting off the Minnesota, and towing her round to Fort Monroe. She is in a specially bad condition — her masts shivered; her hull riddled, and large timbers having been knocked from her upper and lower works. If she
returned to the guns of. Fortress Monroe--why we know not; but as they were fired upon by the great rifled battery at Sewell's Point, it may be that in spite of the distance, they may have been damaged, though it is more probable that they were appalongress. As the night spread over the Roads, the Virginia, with the other vessels, passed over and anchored near Sewell's Point, leaving the Minnesota aground, and the Congress in flames — up to midnight, the guns of the latter ship were heavily Commodore Buchanan, and the brave Lt. Minor, who had been sharply wounded on board the Virginia, were landed at Sewell's Point, during Saturday night, and on Sunday morning the Virginia crossed and recommended the firing upon the Minnesota, whioff to Old Point, and the Virginia, from her draft, being unable to approach any nearer to the Minnesota, returned to Sewell's Point, and with the other steamers, returned at 2 o'clock P. M., to Norfolk welcomed by the grateful cheering of a whole po