Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mississippi River” in part 1.2, chapter 1.3 of The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 2: Two Years of Grim War.:

...retary of War and it led to the determination to call on the West for help. The first to be called was General John Pope, who had won national fame by capturing New Madrid and Island No.10 on the Mississippi River . In answer to a telegram from Secretary Stanton, Pope came to Washington in June, 1862. The secretary disclosed the plans on which he and President Lincoln had agreed, that a new army, to be know...

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