Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Smithfield Creek” in chapter 103, page 442 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
..., February 1, 1864.
sir: I beg leave to submit the following report, so far as my knowledge extends, of the circumstances of the attack on the boats, and wounding one officer and three seamen (up Smithfield Creek ) belonging to the United States flag-ship Minnesota.
About ten o'clock A. M. this day I left the flag-ship with two launches belonging to the Minnesota, and proceeded with them in tow up the James ...
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