USS Monitor’s skipper

John Lorimer Worden, the lieutenant-commanding of the USS Monitor, in his post-war years. Via the excellent “restoring the Monitor” blog. The fellow whose seamanship the novel’s Sergeant Timothy Chase of the Twenty-Ninth Massachusetts so admired from his perch atop a casemate at Fortress Monroe.

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Retired Texas daily newspaperman
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