Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fort Fisher” in chapter 52 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...ate 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, the above would only be two guns afloat to one on shore, a small proportion considering that most of the naval force would be wooden ships, against heavy earth-wo...

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