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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) 182 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 74 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 62 0 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 60 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. 31 1 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History 30 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 28 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 24 0 Browse Search
Caroline E. Whitcomb, History of the Second Massachusetts Battery of Light Artillery (Nims' Battery): 1861-1865, compiled from records of the Rebellion, official reports, diaries and rosters 20 0 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 4. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 18 0 Browse Search
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the "Congress," who escaped being captured in the action with the "Merrimac" on Saturday last, by jumping overboard and swimming to Newport News. He states that about one o'clock on Saturday, the "Merrimac." followed by two other gunboats, was observed approaching Sewell's Point, paut perceiving that such was the case, prepared to engage her. The "Merrimac" at once came directly between the "Congress" and the "Cumberland,itively declined by the Captain of the Congress. To this the "Merrimac" replied by firing a broadside, which killed Lieut. Joseph Smith, . She had six boats. The batteries at Newport News opened on the "Merrimac," but without effect. About half-past 2 in the afternoon, theas crowded with spectators. The Union gun was twice fired at the "Merrimac," the shofs falling near the vessel, but doing her no damage. Genewport News. A tugboat, called the "Dragon," was sunk by the "Merrimac," a ball being fired through her boiler, which exploded, killing t