Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Cooper rivers” in chapter 1 of Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865:
It can then only be defended by infantry against landing of troops.
We have no resources at present for the construction of efficient obstructions at the mouth of, or in, the Ashley and Cooper rivers , and we have no guns disposable for the armament of interior harbor defences.
Should gunboats effect a lodgment in the harbor and in the Stono, the troops and armaments on James Island ma...
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