Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fitch, U. S. A.” in chapter 17 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...at St. Charles.
The expedition was under the charge of Com. Kilty.
and was composed of the gun-boats Mound City, St. Louis, Lexington, and Conestoga, and several transports with troops under Col. Fitch, U. S. A.
The Confederates had mounted batteries at this point and had obstructed the river with piles and sunken vessels.
On June 17th, Com. Kilty reconnoitered the place in a tug, and having gained t...
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