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last days of the Rebel iron-clad Merrimac and occupation of Norfolk

as seen from the U.S.S. Susquehanna.

by Alfred L. B. Zerega

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Published in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Merrimack (Frigate),
  • Norfolk (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPrepared by Companion Acting Master Alfred L. B. Zerega and read at the stated meeting of February 3, 1897.
    SeriesMilitary order of the loyal legion of the United States. Commandery of the District of Columbia. War papers. 25 1/2
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE473.64 .Z37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23408717M
    LC Control Number18003298
    OCLC/WorldCa5786997

    During the war with Mexico, –48, a friend of mine, J. Hogan Brown, was the sailing master of the United States steamship Mississippi. The Mississippi went from Vera Cruz in the squadron to attack Tampico, and had in tow the schooner Bonita —gunboat.. During the night a "norther" sprang up, and the officer of the deck let the Bonita go, and did not think it necessary to report the fact. The Merrimac Ready for ActionTHE MONITOR AWAITING HEB. ANOTHER FIGHT BETWEEN THEM le Accident in Meixico. MI:]«! &C. &0. &0. FROM WINCHESTER. WiNCHESTEK, March —The following, a3 near as can be ascertained, is the number of wounded in the battle of Sunday last: In the 7th Ohio 45j 29fch 3; 5th 16; 69th 24; 8th

    What is Thought of it in Washington--Magnitude of Gen. McClellan's Preparations--Bad Chance for the Rebel Army. THREE DAYS LATER FROM EUROPE.; ARRIVAL OF THE HAMMONIA. What the English Think of the Capture of Island No. 10, the Advance on Yorktown, and the Battle of Shiloh. The Great Volunteer Review in England. THE IRON-CLAD QUESTION IN FRANCE. a record of events in norfolk county, virginia, from april 19th, , to may 10th, , with a history of the soldiers and sailors of norfolk county, norfolk city and portsmouth who served in the confederate states army or navy. by john w. h. porter, a comrade of stonewall camp, confederate veterans, of portsmouth, va. lc portsmouth, va.: w. a. fiske, printer and bookbinder,

    The "Merrimac" was afterward blown up in Norfolk harbor; and the "Monitor" foundered in a heavy sea off Cape Hatteras, while on her way to Beaufort. Sixty vessels of her type were built during the war; and the modern armored battleship comprises some of her essential features, with modifications which experience suggested. IRONCLAD REVOLUTION EXHIBITION. The Monitor’s artifacts are housed at the USS Monitor Center in an extraordinary exhibition and conservation facility that let you experience the fear, the awe, and the excitement that surrounded this extraordinary time in our nation’s history.. At the heart of the USS Monitor Center is the award-winning exhibition—Ironclad Revolution—a melding of.


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Title: The Last Days of the Rebel Iron-clad Merrimac and Occupation of Norfolk, as Seen From the U.S.S. Su Format: Hardcover Product dimensions: 22 pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: 22 pages, X X in Published: Aug Language: English.

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MOLLUS Archival Documents. Accession # Collection Type Object Name Date Description. Documents Scrapbook "The Last Days of the Rebel Iron - Clad Merrimac and Occupation of Norfolk as seen from the Book Presented by Major Allen Van Dyke, Assistant. Home» Civil War Resources» MOLLUS articles.

The Last Days of the Rebel Iron-Clad Merrimac and Occupation of Norfolk, As Seen From the U.S.S. Susquehanna: Zerega, Alfred L. 1: This book contains pages of index, and will be added at a later time.

1: Indiana: Wallace, Lew. The Battle of Hampton Roads, also referred to as the Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (or Virginia) or the Battle of Ironclads, was a famous and arguably most important naval battle of the American Civil was fought over two days, March 8–9,in Hampton Roads, a roadstead in Virginia where the Elizabeth and Nansemond rivers meet the James River just before it enters Chesapeake Location: Off Sewell's Point (modern-day Norfolk), near.

The Federals, previous to their flight from Norfolk, had burnt all the United States Government vessels; and we, taking from the mud the hulk of the frigate Merrimac, built over it a roof of two-inch iron plates, cleaning up the hull and overhauling the engines, we formally renamed the new craft "Virginia," as we hauled her out of dock, and.

Chicago daily tribune. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.)MaImage 1, brought to you by Library of Congress, Washington, DC, and the National Digital Newspaper Program. The Confederates did not stand to their guns this day as they had been accustomed to do. They were receiving a heavy fire in the rear as well as in front, and the shriek of the shells from the army field-pieces, as they fell by the hundred in the Confederate works, could be heard down on the water amid the roar of the heavy cannon.

The batteries one after another were silenced, as the gunboats. The taking of Norfolk caused the destruction of the iron-clad steamer Merrimac, which and the quiet occupation of the late Rebel rendezvous.

They were full of confidence that in twenty days Norfolk would be repossessed and the Yankees driven out. Disloyalists entrapped.—Norfolk abandoned.—Merrimac blown up.—Army falling back.—Mrs. Davis leaves Richmond.—Preparing to burn the tobacco.—Secretary of War trembles for Richmond.—Richmond to be defended.—The tobacco.—Winking and blinking.—Johnston’s great battle.—Wounded himself.—The wounded.—The hospitals.

The Norfolk Day book, of yesterday, gives glowing accounts of the affair, and gives the total rebel loss at 9 killed and 12 wounded.

23 prisoners arrived at Norfolk taken from the Congress. The Day Book also says the Monitor was seriously injured, and that some of our gun boats were sunk, and reports our loss at. White Cloud Kansas chief.

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