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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 14: movements of the Army of the Potomac.--the Monitor and Merrimack. (search)
esented to Lieutenant Morris, at the house of R. W. Leaming, an elegant sword, saying, in a letter to him, that it could have no worthier recipient than the brave sailor who fought his ship while a plank floated, fired his last broadside in sinking, and went down with his flag flying at the peak. On the sword was the motto in Latin, I sink, but never surrender. The citizens who presented the sword were Joseph R. Ingersoll, Charles D. Meigs, M. D., Horace Binney, Jr., J. S. Clark Hare, Thomas A. Biddle, J. Fisher Leaming, Ellwood Wilson, Lewis A. Scott, Clement Biddle, George W. Norris, J. Forsyth Meigs, Robert W. Leading. The writer saw that spar, yet above the water, near Newport-Newce, in the spring of 1865, when on his way to Richmond, just after its evacuation by the Confederate troops. While the Merrimack was destroying the Cumberland, her assistant gun-boats were assailing the Congress. That vessel fought her foes right gallantly until the Cumberland went down, when, with th
hence on board the steamer Louisiana, which vessels came up under a flag of truce to receive them. They were taken down the river to McClellan's army, and from thence to Fortress Monroe, on their way North. Letter from Gen. M'Call. Thomas A. Biddle, of Philadelphia, has received the following letter from Gen. McCall: Richmond, Va. Tobacco House Prison, July 9, 1862. My Dear Sir: I enclose you herewith a note from your brother Harry, the only reply I have had to two notes w, No. 3. I at once requested permission to visit him, but this was not deemed consistent with established regulations. "I trust he will soon he well enough to travel; and, perhaps, visit his family on parole. Do be pleased to express to Mrs. Biddle my sincere and deep sympathy, but, at the same time, my sincere and deep conviction that it will not be long before her husband joins her, with all his honors. "My division had a desperate fight that day. I was under fire all day, encoura