Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Pork Point” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: February 27, 1862., [Electronic resource]:
...5, they arrived within about two miles of our fleet and commenced firing with rifled guns of long range and heavy calibre.
Gradually falling back to bring the ships within range of the guns in the " Pork Point " battery, our ships finally made a stand, and at 12. 40, commenced the fight.--Then the engagement became general, and rapid firing was kept up on both sides.
Our steamers joined the battery in sen...
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