Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mobile Bay” in chapter 46 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
... the part of the Union gun-boats to pass their defences, and the blockade-runners laid as safely at their wharves as if they had been in the docks of Liverpool.
While the forts at the entrance of Mobile Bay remained intact, the Confederates could continue to supply their armies through Mobile City and the numerous railroads running from it to all parts of the South.
After the fall of Port Hudson and...
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