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ugs appointed to tow this ship came alongside -ripped our cable. The Merrimac was soon discovered passing out by Sewell's Point, standing up toward Newport News, accompanied by several small gunboats. Every exertion was made by us to get all thn, and being unable to render any assistance to the Minnesota, came down the harbor. In passing the batteries at Sewell's Point, both going and returning, the rebels opened their fire on us, which was returned from our pivot guns; but the range e states that about one o'clock on Saturday, the "Merrimac." followed by two other gunboats, was observed approaching Sewell's Point, passing close by the shore towards Craney Island. The crew of the "Congress" did not expect that she was about to a immediately took place between the Merrimac and the Ericsson, the latter vessel making the attack. The batteries at Sewell's Point opened upon the Ericsson. The fire of the Ericsson was repiled to steadily by the Merrimac. The latter vessel final