Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Milliken's Bend” in chapter 26 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...rton on the Tallahatchie River, etc. The siege of Vicksburg may be said to have commenced January 26th, 1862, on which day the Army was landed at Young's Point, seven miles above Vickburg, and at Milliken's Bend , two or three miles above Young's Point. This was rather a desperate movement, but there was no other alternative. When Sherman first came down with the gunboats in company, he did not start ou...

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