Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Earl Van Dorn” in chapter 16 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...rudder, sternpost and a large piece of her stern. This threw the Cincinnatis' stern towards the Sumter, Captain M. W. Lamb, which struck her running at the utmost speed of his boat. The General Earl Van Dorn , Capt. Folkerson, running according to orders in the rear of the Price and Sumter, directed his attention to the Mound City, at the time throwing broadsides into the Price and Sumter; and, as she pro...

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