Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Butler” in chapter 52 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...would act in harmony with the Navy.
There were plenty of able commanders.
but the trouble was whom could General Grant best spare.
Admiral Porter merely suggested one thing — namely, that General Butler should not go in command.
North Carolina was in the district over which Butler held control, and the Admiral did not know but that the General would claim the right to go in command of troops opera...
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