Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Shirk” in chapter 25 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...instead of the inferior batteries they started out with; moreover, the officers had learned that the way to fight these batteries was at close quarters. Lieutenant-Commanders Walker, Owen, Bache, Shirk , Watson, Smith, Woodworth, Breese, and the commander of the Monarch were all handsomely mentioned by the admiral in his report to the Navy Department. This battle gave general satisfactio...

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James W. Shirk 117 24 17 6 0 user votes
Shirk 34 0 14 0 0 user votes
J. W. Shirk 19 8 1 0 0 user votes
Adam Shirk 5 5 1 1 0 user votes
J. U. Shirk 5 0 1 0 0 user votes
George Shirk 4 0 0 0 0 user votes

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