Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fort Fisher” in chapter 52 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...t, Va., in company with Mr. Fox, Assistant-Secretary of the Navy, to confer with General Grant in regard to the necessary contingent of troops required to co-operate with the Navy in the reduction of Fort Fisher .
Admiral Porter had asked for but eight thousand troops, and a sufficient number of vessels to fire one hundred and fifty guns in broadside.
As Fort Fisher had seventy-five heavy guns mounted, ...
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