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Uncle Abraham has arrived on the James

We know that President Lincoln visited the┬áMonitor on the 9th of July, 1862. But what did he do when he left the little ironclad? On July 12, 1862 the New York Times┬áprinted the following article:   The army was yesterday taken by surprise by a most unexpected visit by President LINCOLN. At 3 o’clock a […]