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Letter from Arthur McKinstry to his mother. Steamer Elm City, off Fortress Monroe: The letter explains that they are anchored within a few rods of the Monitor. The letter also contains information about the activity of the Monitor as it tried to get the Marrimac within range of the frotress. Also, the letter contains details on the movements of the ship, a description of it, and command structure.
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McKinstry, Arthur; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Arthur McKinstry Letters, Box 1, Folder 34
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