Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Colonel Coates” in chapter 45 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...great river to prey upon peaceful commerce. The Petrel more than once distinguished herself in these river expeditions, and while in the Yazoo River performed service that should be remembered. Colonel Coates , who had started out with Lieutenant-Commander Owen, as mentioned on a former occasion, to keep the Confederates from following in Sherman's rear, had, with the assistance of the Navy, occupied Yazoo...

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