Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Lieutenant Bache” in chapter 45 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...contemporaries would have done.
He ordered his officers and men to abandon the vessel, and most of them escaped to the opposite shore.
One man was killed, nine wounded and 25 taken prisoners.
Lieutenant Bache received intelligence of the capture of the Queen City about five hours after it occurred.
He at once started up the river to prevent the enemy from using her against the Union forces or getting ou...
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