Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Capt. Purviance” in chapter 12 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...erate Navy. At this time there was at anchor in Hampton Roads, off Fortress Monroe, the Minnesota, of forty guns, Capt. Van Brunt; Roanoke, of forty guns, Capt. Marston; St. Lawrence, fifty guns, Capt. Purviance ; and several army transports. Seven miles above, off Newport News, lay the Congress, fifty guns, and the Cumberland, thirty guns. Newport News was well fortified and garrisoned by a large Union f...

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