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The Monitor and the Merrimac revolutionize naval warfare...



Item # 654251

March 13, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, March 13, 1862  This was one of just a few newspapers from the South which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline. 
Among the ftpg. reports are two which related to the famous battle of the Monitor & Merrimac. One, headed: "The Victory at Hampton Roads", deals more with how the Merrimac was constructed, with much interesting detail. It continues retelling its success against other Northern ships.
The other article: "Northern Accounts of the Great Naval Battle--The Herald Claims a Victory (?) For the Ericsson". This article reports from the Northern accounts of the encounter between the Monitor and Merrimac, doubting many of the claims (see). 
Various other war-related accounts as well.
Great to have these reports in a Confederate newspaper. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some fold foxing, small bit from the bottom margin does not touch text.

Item from Catalog 280 (released for March, 2019)...

Category: Confederate

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