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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.

Contributor(s)

Ulysses S. Grant Association

Date

4-11-1862

Time Period

1860-1869

Object Type

text

Format (Original)

letter

Format (Digital)

PDF

Digital ID

McKinstry_Box01_FF34

Source

Arthur McKinstry Letters, Box 1, Folder 34

Repository

Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library, Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Contact Information

For more information on the contents of this collection, email usgpresidentiallibrary@library.msstate.edu.

Arthur McKinstry to Mother

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