Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Col. Moore” in chapter 187 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
...batteries, doubtless to draw their fire, but this was of no avail.
The steamer had now come almost to a stand-still.
She was within range, and seemed to dare attack.
She had not long to wait.
Col. Moore sighted No. 1 at her, and in a moment after the white smoke rose above the breastworks, and the thundering report that shook the earth and filled the air, announced that the contest had begun.
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