Browsing named entities in The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure).
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The First iron-clad Monitor. Hon. Gideon Welles. The Navy of the United States, at the commencement of Mr. Lincoln's administration, was feeble, and in no condition for belligerent operations. Most of the vessels in commission were on foreign service; only three or four, and they of an inferior class, were available for acti
the limit of twenty-five days for receiving proposals for iron-clads expired, I went to Hartford, which place I had not revisited after leaving, in February, on Mr. Lincoln's invitation to become a member of his Cabinet.
While at Hartford, Mr. Cornelius S. Bushnell laid before me a model, invented by John Ericsson, for a turreted pt to come up the river, the boats which he had procured and loaded might be found to answer a useful purpose in protecting Washington.
Your emergency, said Mr. Lincoln, reminds me of a circumstance which took place in Illinois.
We had on our circuit a respectable lawyer named B— , noted for a remarkable development of his bre