Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fort Jackson” in chapter 19 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...dern times,--we do not think any excuse is needed for inserting them here.
United States Flag-Ship Hartford, Mississippi River, April 2, 1862.
Sir — We commenced the bombardment of Fort Jackson on the 16th, which was the earliest day possible after the arrival of coal.
On the first day the citadel was set on fire, and burnt until two o'clock the next morning.
On the 17th we made but lit...
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