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Excellent vid at link. These two sailors are likely the last two warriors from the War Between The States to be buried at ANC.
1 posted on 03/08/2013 1:18:58 PM PST by shove_it
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The monitor was nearly a submarine anyway. Most of it was below water, except for the turret. Which is why the Merrimack had trouble hitting it. Sending it into rough seas may have been a mistake.


2 posted on 03/08/2013 1:31:02 PM PST by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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R.I.P. true American patriots.


3 posted on 03/08/2013 1:33:31 PM PST by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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Rest In Peace ye Sailors, your Journey is over.


4 posted on 03/08/2013 1:47:01 PM PST by RedMonqey ("Gun-free zones" equal "Target-rich environment.")
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Sixteen sailors died when the Monitor went down in rough seas off Cape Hatteras on March 9, 1862

Correction: The Monitor sank on December 31,1862. It fought the CSS Virginia on March 9, 1862

8 posted on 03/08/2013 2:16:11 PM PST by Fiji Hill (Io Triumphe!)
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Just a note: Back in WWII a US destroyer received "ping" off a submerged vessel and dropped depth charges on the Monitor.

10 posted on 03/08/2013 2:35:34 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (CLICK my name. See the murals before they are painted over! POTEET THEATER in OKC!)
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A fitting tribute to true Americcan patriots. May they continue to RIP.


14 posted on 03/08/2013 3:11:44 PM PST by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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