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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 122 6 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 29 7 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 28 0 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 21 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 18 4 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 4, 1862., [Electronic resource] 17 1 Browse Search
James Russell Soley, Professor U. S. Navy, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, The blockade and the cruisers (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 17 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 15 1 Browse Search
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) 14 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 5, 1862., [Electronic resource] 13 1 Browse Search
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the origin of this magnificent ship. On the 23d of June, a Board, consisting of W.P. Williamson, Chief Engineer; John M. Brooke, Lieut; and John L. Perter. Naval Constructor, met in Richmond by order of the Secretary of the Navy, to determine a The Secretary was himself present at the meetings of the Board. After full consultation, a plan proposed by Lieut John M. Brooke was adopted, and received the approval of the Secretary of the navy. The plan contemplated the construction oss time than would be required to construct an engine for a new vessel of light draft. It was found that the plan of Lieut. Brooke could easily be applied to the Merrimac. In fact, no other plan could have made the Merrimac an effective ship. Her Experiments to determine the mode of applying the armor, and to fix the dimensions of its parts, were conducted by Lieutenant Brooke. From the moment that the plan was adopted, the Secretary of the Navy urged the work forward with all the mean