Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Pittsburg Landing” in chapter 16 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...evolved upon Capt. Charles H. Davis, a gallant officer, well qualified for this important duty.
The sudden withdrawal of Gen. Pope with nearly all his force from before Fort Pillow, to proceed to Pittsburg Landing by order of Gen. Halleck, had quite disappointed Foote.
He saw no immediate prospect of taking Fort Pillow and did not care to remain, while suffering so much from his wound, merely to keep up a bl...
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