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Monitor Log: 6 May 1862

Anticipating another engagement with the CSS Virginia, the men of the Monitor were hard at work making modifications to their vessel. ¬†William Keeler wrote that “We are putting in two more engines to drive a large pump intended to free us from water in case the ‘Big Thing” succeeds in getting a hole in us […]