Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fort Rice” in chapter 10 of The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 5: Forts and Artillery.:
...'s orders for the artillery were to use every exertion to quiet the batteries of the foe bearing on the point of assault.
A battery of 10-inch mortars was placed near the subsequent location of Fort Rice , and directed its fire, at a range of eight hundred yards, upon a salient battery of the Confederates, from which much trouble was anticipated.
Not a shot was fired from the Confederate battery aft...
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