Sentence Examples


  • Terry, against Fort Fisher, in 1865; within sight of its parapets was fought the famous duel between the "Monitor" and the "Merrimac" (March 9, 1862).
  • When given high command at once they usually failed, but the best of them rose gradually to the superior ranks; Logan, for instance, became an army commander, Sickles, Terry and others corps commanders.
  • On the 8th of January 1865 General Terry arrived with the land forces, and the armada arrived off Fisher on the 12th.
  • Terry, and commanding the largest fleet assembled at any one point during the war, took the fort on the 15th of January 1865; for this he again received the thanks of Congress.
  • Terry to fight the duel with the United States senator David C. Broderick which ended fatally for the latter.