Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Missouri” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: April 18, 1862., [Electronic resource]:
...r hands, and two others, with the rebel gunboat Grampus, are sunk, but will be easily raised.
The floating battery of sixteen heavy guns, turned adrift by the rebels, is said to be lying on the Missouri shore, below New Madrid.
The enemy upon the mainland appear to have fled with great precipitation after dark last night, leaving in many cases, half-prepared meals in their quarters.
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