Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Hunter” in chapter 44 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...o Alexandria, I sent him two or three times.
Finally, I sent him to General Banks.
to try and impress upon the General the necessity for giving the orders for details of men to build the dam.
General Hunter was there at the time, and he told General Banks that he thought, as I had recommended the thing, he ought to try it; and it was tried.
I have the report of Colonel Bailey to my adjutant-general, w...
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