Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Grand Gulf” in chapter 26 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...uded to hold on to the barges as long as possible.
In consequence of having the barges alongside we could make but slow progress against the current, the result of which was, that I did not reach Grand Gulf until the morning of the 24th, at which point and at others above we were fired on by parties on shore.
As I knew that it would be as much as I could do to get by the Warrenton batteries before d...
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