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Subject: HAMPTON ROADS, VIRGINIA
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HOW THE CUMBERLAND WENT DOWN [MARCH 8, 1862], by SILAS WEIR MITCHELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Gray swept the angry waves
Last Line: As the cumberland went down.
Subject(s): American Civil War; Cumberland (ship); Hampton Roads, Virginia; Sea Battles; United States - History; Virginia (ship); Naval Warfare; Merrimac (ship)


ON BOARD THE CUMBERLAND, by GEORGE HENRY BOKER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Stand to your guns, men!' morris cried
Last Line: For those beneath the wave!
Variant Title(s): Attack Of The Cumberland
Subject(s): American Civil War; Cumberland (ship); Hampton Roads, Virginia; Morris, George Upham; Sea Battles; United States - History; Virginia (ship); Naval Warfare; Merrimac (ship)


THE ATTACK, by THOMAS BUCHANAN READ    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In hampton roads, the airs of march were bland
Last Line: She sank, thank god! Unsoiled by foot of traitor!
Subject(s): American Civil War; Cumberland (ship); Hampton Roads, Virginia; Morris, George Upham; Sea Battles; U.s. - History; Virginia (ship); Naval Warfare; Merrimac (ship)


THE CRUISE OF THE MONITOR [MARCH 9, 1862], by GEORGE M. BAKER    Poem Text            
First Line: Out of a northern city's bay
Last Line: Hurrah for the monitor's famous cruise!
Subject(s): American Civil War; Hampton Roads, Virginia; Monitor (ship); Sea Battles; United States - History; Virginia (ship); Naval Warfare; Merrimac (ship)


THE CUMBERLAND, by HERMAN MELVILLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Some names there are of telling sound
Last Line: Cumberland! Cumberland!
Subject(s): American Civil War; Cumberland (ship); Hampton Roads, Virginia; Sea Battles; United States - History; Virginia (ship); Naval Warfare; Merrimac (ship)


THE CUMBERLAND [MARCH 8, 1862], by HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: At anchor in hampton roads we lay
Last Line: And without a seam!
Subject(s): American Civil War; Cumberland (ship); Hampton Roads, Virginia; Patriotism; Sea Battles; United States - History; Virginia (ship); Naval Warfare; Merrimac (ship)