Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Lieut.-Com. James W. Shirk” in chapter 16 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...lying artillery from the banks. On the 1st of March Lieut.-Com. Gwin learned that the enemy were fortifying Pittsburg Landing, and proceeded up the river in the Taylor, followed by the Lexington, Lieut.-Com. James W. Shirk . When within 1,200 yards of the landing the gun-boats were fired on by the Confederate batteries, consisting of six or eight fieldpieces, some of them rifled. but did not notice the attack till t...
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