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		  The �Monitor.�

[photograph]
Deck view of the Monitor with her Crew.

[Gunn�s diary continued]
of the compass.
This pilot-house
was struck
during the sea-
fight by the
Merrimac�s
shot, as also
the turret; the
indentations
caused by the 
cannon-balls
may be seen
in the photograph
to the right of
the cylinder.  The

[photograph]
Captain Jeffries

[Gunn�s diary continued]
deepest dent
however was 
visible just 
above the water
line on the side
of the vessel.
It lay abso-
lutely still,
being not af-
fected by the
motion of the
waves, even
to the slightest 
oscillation.
This added               
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