Amongst the vessels then at the navy-yard, out of commission, which the United States forces set on fire and scuttled, was the United States frigate Merrimac. She belonged to the new class of forty-gun frigates of 3,500 tons, with auxiliary steam power. She was built at Charlestown, Massachusetts, in 1855, had made several cruises, and upon returning from her last cruise was put out of commission at the Norfolk yard and moored alongside the dock. In her best days her speed under steam power had not exceeded seven miles, and had run down to four or five miles per hour at the close of her last service. Her machinery and boilers had been further damaged at the time she was burned and scuttled. On May 30th she was floated and docked by the Confederates, and became in time an ironclad vessel (christened the Virginia—more widely known as the Merrimac).
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Reunion of Company D . First regiment Virginia Cavalry , C. S. A.
The question of rank.
The Medical history of the Confederate States Army and Navy
The determination of the number and condition of the surviving Confederate soldiers who were disabled by the wounds and diseases received in the Defence of the rights and Liberties of the Southern States .
Organization of a Medical relief Corps during the reunion of the United Confederate Veterans , at Chattanooga, Tennessee , July 2 , 3 , and 4 , 1890 .
From the valuable Roster of the Louisiana troops mustered into the Provisional Army Confederate States , prepared by Colonel Oscar Aroyo , Secretary of State .
Unveiling of the monument to the Richmond Howitzers
With the Oration of Leigh Robinson , of Washington, D. C.
Exercises at the Theatre .
History of the Home .
Senator Hill 's address.
Unveiling of the statue of General Ambrose Powell Hill at Richmond, Virginia , May 30 , 1892 .
March through the streets.
General Walker 's Oration.
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