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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 472 144 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 358 8 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 215 21 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 186 2 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. 124 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 108 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 103 5 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 2 97 15 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 92 0 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 83 1 Browse Search
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lls. It was now between 5 and 6 o'clock P. M., when the Federal steamer Roanoke was seen approaching from Old Point, and following her the St. Lawrence and a large gunboat, and the hearts of the thousands who looked on from the surrounding shores of those magnificent roads trembled at the seemingly unequal war. But the Roanoke, the St. Lawrence and the gunboat, when about half way between the Rip Raps and New port News, changed their minds and their course, and 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 appalled by the fate of the Cumberland and the Congress. 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 w
son battery, (gunboat Moniter, which left New York on Thursday, arrived at Fortress Monroe at 10 o'clock Saturday night, and at daylight yesterday morning she went ge uninjured, and ready to repel another attack at any moment. She went to Fortress Monroe merely on an experimental trip, and it would appear that the experiment pred with a glorious burst of brightness for the Union cause. The news from Fortress Monroe about noon cast a deep gloom over the whole community. The achievements o A dispatch from the Assistant Secretary of the Navy, G. V. Fox, now at Fortress Monroe, shows that the little iron clad Erricson gunboat Monitor, with her two guy. The dispatch was received here at 7½ o'clock. The telegraph line to Fortress Monroe was completed at 4 o'clock to-day. The dispatch has created the wildespe. Summary. The commandant of the French steamer, who arrived at Fortress Monroe from Norfolk on Friday last, states that the greatest excitement prevailed
reservation of our navy. I cannot thank you enough. No one at the Navy Department could give any answer to the telegraphic dispatches which came thick and fast, asking who, on board the Cumberland and Congress, were killed and wounded. A dispatch from Charlestown, Va., on the 10th, says, that Winchester has certainly been evacuated. At Baltimore, on the 10th, Gen. Dix announced that for the present no more passes will be granted to parties for the South. A dispatch from Fortress Monroe, on the 9th, says that Worden of the Monitor was wounded by fragments of shell, and his eyes filled with powder driven through the lookout holes. He was stunned and carried below. The naval authorities at Washington are quite confident that the Merrimac was disabled, and that the Monitor, had found her match. They say that the ruse practiced by a Norfolk paper, in stating that the Merrimac when a failure deceived them. It was feared from the sample already had of the Merrimac, that