Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Jeff Thompson” in chapter 16 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
I am happy to inform you that while exposed at close quarters to a most terrible fire for thirty minutes, our boats, though struck repeatedly, sustained no serious injuries.
General Jeff Thompson was on board the General Bragg, his officers and men were divided among the boats.
They were all at their posts ready to do good service should the occasion offer.
To my officers and men I am h...
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