Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fourth-Master Reynolds” in chapter 16 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
... were two killed and one wounded.
[Signed.] J. E. Montgomery, Senior Captain Commanding, River Defence Fleet.
On the Federal side there were only four wounded. Commander Stembel seriously, Fourth-Master Reynolds and two seamen slightly.
This was a small list of casualties for such a desperate brush.
and would seem to indicate rather indifferent gunnery practice on the part of the Federals, who, with thei...
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