Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Roanoke River” in chapter 41 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
Second engagement between ram Albemarle and gun-boats.
appalling scenes on board the Sassacuts.
incidents of fight.
fruitless attempts to destroy the Albemarle.
laying torpedoes at mouth of Roanoke River .
flotilla in sounds reinforced by additional vessels, etc.
From the time General Grant fixed his headquarters at City Point, the naval vessels in that vicinity, under Captain Melancton Smith, we...
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