Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Grant” in chapter 26 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
All were under the command of Lieutenant-Commander Watson Smith, who had instructions to open the way to the Yazoo River and destroy all of the enemy's means that could not be carried away.
General Grant sent an Army contingent along with the gunboats to assist in forcing the way through the obstructions.
This force was commanded by Brigadier-General Ross.
To describe the difficulties which att...
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