Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fort Fisher” in chapter 1.6 of Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4.:
... mutual support between the two commanders.
Without such support failure was inevitable.
Had the time for the assault been fixed so that the navy could have supported the movement,--as, later, at Fort Fisher , when the fire of the ships was directed by signal,--it is fair to presume that the effect of our supporting fire would have been most demoralizing, and might have been enough so to have produced, a ...
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