Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Vicksburgh” in chapter 153, page 546 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5.:
...e mortar fleet of Commodore Porter, which was then lying at Pensacola, was sent for, and after the lapse of a month all the vessels of the fleet were towed up the river and anchored below the city of Vicksburgh .
This ship, together with the Richmond and Brooklyn, arrived some three or four days previous to the fight.
The navigation of the river with large ships had to be made with extreme caution, and...
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