Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fort Donelson” in chapter 15 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...ar Fort Donelson, Cumberland River, Feb. 15th.
Sir:--I arrived here (towed by the Alps) on the 12th instant, about 11:20 A. M., and seeing or hearing nothing of our Army, I threw a few shell into Fort Donelson , to announce my arrival to General Grant, as he had previously requested.
I then dropped down the river a few miles, and anchored for the night, awaiting General Grant's arrival.
On the morning...
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