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1 (1956), Thomas Yoseloff, New York, pp. 719-729 "Interesting Facts about the Merrimac," The Scientific American, New Series, Vol. VI, No. 23 (June 7, 1862), p. , "The Career of the Merrimac," The Southern Bivouac, New Series 2, No. 10 (March 1887), pp. 598-608 Ramsay, Henry Ashton, "The Most Famous of Sea Duels, The Story of the Merrimac's Engagement with the Monitor, and the Events That Preceded and Followed The Fight, Told by a Survivor," Harper's Weekly (February 10, 1912), In this moment of relaxation aboard USS Catskill, Lieutenant Commander Edward Barrett is seated in front of the pilothouse which surmounted the turret of the Passaic-class monitors.

Brooke rifles protected by a 189-foot long casemate covered with 6-inch-thick OVERLEAF During an attempt to attack the Union blockading fleet in Wassaw Sound off the Georgia coast on June 17. 1863, the Confederate case mated ironclad CSS Atlanta ran aground and was pounded into submission by the greater fire-power of the iron plating with a wood backing. Serving as the flagship for Admiral Franklin Buchanan, commander of CSS the Passaic·class monitor Virginia in March 1862, the Tennessee II, aided by the gunboats Morgan, Gaines, and USS Weehawken.

10 (March 1887), pp. 598-608 Ramsay, Henry Ashton, "The Most Famous of Sea Duels, The Story of the Merrimac's Engagement with the Monitor, and the Events That Preceded and Followed The Fight, Told by a Survivor," Harper's Weekly (February 10, 1912), In this moment of relaxation aboard USS Catskill, Lieutenant Commander Edward Barrett is seated in front of the pilothouse which surmounted the turret of the Passaic-class monitors. The llin. and 15in. Dahlgrens peer through her gun ports, pp. 11-12 "The Ram Merrimac," Southern Historical Society Papers, Vol.

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