Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Colonel Wilson” in chapter 44 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
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Mississippi Squadron, Flag-Ship Cricket, Off Alexandria, May 11th, 1864. Major-General N. P. Banks, Commanding Department of the Gulf, Alexandria, La.:
General-- Colonel Wilson called to see me this morning, and seemed to think the Navy were relaxing their exertions above.
There is really nothing that can be done to the Carondelet until the water rises.
The channel in w...
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