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.:
...nited 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 River, arriving off Smithfield Creek at half-past 11 A. M. The army gunboat Smith Briggs arriving, offered to take the launches alongside of her and tow them in, there not being water enough for this vessel to proceed further, it being ...
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