Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Secretary Stanton” in article 9 of The Daily Dispatch: February 2, 1865., [Electronic resource]:
...st an attack in his rear.
The fire of the fleet in the first expedition had done the fort no injury what over, and had disabled but two of its seventy-two guns.
In the second expedition, as Secretary Stanton says:
"The sea front of the fort had been been greatly damaged and broken by a continuous and terrible fire of the fleet for three days."
Admiral Porter also says:
"It was soon a...
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