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" ... and was informed by my marine officer, who was stationed on the poop, that at least fifty solid shot struck her on her slanting side without producing any apparent effect. By the time she had fired her third shell the little Monitor had come down... "
The Twelve Decisive Battles of the War: A History of the Eastern and Western ... - Page 249
by William Swinton - 1867 - 520 pages
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Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy

United States. Navy Dept - Naval art and science - 1863 - 536 pages
...struck her on her slanting side without producing any apparent effect. By the time she had fired her third shell the little Monitor had come down upon her, placing herself between us, and compelled her to change her position, in doing which she grounded ; and again I poured into...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Volume 3

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1863 - 972 pages
...struck her on her slanting side without producing any apparent effect. By the time she had fired her third shell the little Monitor had come down upon her, placing herself between us, and compelled her to change her position, in doing which she grounded ; and again I poured into...
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Report of the Secretary of the Navy in Relation to Armored Vessels

United States. Navy Department - Armored vessels - 1864 - 638 pages
...struck her. on her slanting side without producing any apparent effect. By the time she had fired her third shell the little Monitor had come down upon her, placing herself between us, and compelled her to change her position, in doing which she grounded ; and again I poured into...
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National History of the War for the Union, Civil, Military and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - United States - 1861 - 854 pages
...struck her on her slanting side without producing any apparent effect. By the time she had lircd her third shell, the little Monitor had come down upon her, placing herself between us, and compelled her to change her position, in doing which she grounded, and again I poured into...
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History of the Confederate States Navy from Its Organization to the ...

John Thomas Scharf - United States - 1886 - 934 pages
...official report of Commander Van Brunt on this point is as follows: " By the time she had fired her third shell the little Monitor had come down upon her, placing herself between us, and compelled her to change her position; in doing which she grounded, and again 1 poured into...
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Miscellaneous Papers, 1672-1865: Now First Printed from the ..., Volume 6

Robert Alonzo Brock, Virginia Historical Society - Virginia - 1887 - 402 pages
...struck her on her slanting side without producing any apparent effect. By the time she had fired her third shell the little Monitor had come down upon her, placing herself between us, and compelled her to change her position, in doing which she grounded, and again I poured into...
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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1889 - 686 pages
...ship on fire. A second shell exploded the boiler of the tugboat Dragon. But by the time she had fired the third shell, the little Monitor had come down...their feet; but it only left a trifling dent in her side-armor and some splinters of the Merrimac to be added to the visitors' trophies. It was now that...
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A Record of Events in Norfolk County, Virginia: From April 19th, 1861, to ...

John W. H. Porter - Chesapeake (Va.) - 1892 - 388 pages
...struck her on her slanting side without producing any apparent effect. By the time she had fired her third shell the little Monitor had come down upon her, placing herself between us, and compelled her to change her position, in doing which she grounded, and I again poured into...
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Confederate Veteran, Volume 30

Confederate States of America - 1922 - 496 pages
...Report of IG Van Brunt, Captain Commanding USS Minnesota: "By the time she (the Merrimac) had fired her third shell, the little Monitor had come down upon her, placing herself between us, and compelled her (the Merrimac) to change her position, in doing which she grounded. As soon as...
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Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion

United States. Naval War Records Office - United States - 1898 - 930 pages
...struck her on her slanting side without producing any apparent effect. By the time she had fired her third shell the little Monitor had come down upon her, placing herself between us, and compelled her to change her position, in doing which she grounded, and again I poured into...
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