Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Lieutenant-Commander K. R. Breese” in chapter 57 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...refore, the enemy's iron-clads are useless.
But, can't we make a noise?
asked the President.
Yes, replied the Admiral, and if you desire it I will commence.
The Admiral telegraphed to Lieutenant-Commander K. R. Breese , Fleet-Captain, who was just above Dutch Gap, to have the vessels' guns loaded with shrapnel, to point in the direction of the forts and to keep up a rapid fire until directed to stop.
The firing c...
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