Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fort Pillow” in chapter 16 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...to get much information from the official reports.
The enemy's side of the affair can best be learned by the following dispatch of the Confederate Commander-in-chief:
Flag-Boat Little Rebel, Fort Pillow , May 12, 1862.
Sir:--I have the honor to report an engagement with the Federal gun-boats at Plum Point Bend, four miles above this place.
Having previously arranged with my officers the order o...
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