Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Grant” in chapter 52 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...as the ships could be prepared.
The next thing was to select a General to command, who 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 Admi...
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