Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fortress Monroe” in chapter 12 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...gement at the outset, but he showed more than ordinary judgment when he found how matters stood. He had requested permission from the Confederate government to act on his own discretion and to pass Fortress Monroe if he thought proper; ut this was denied him for prudential reasons. While the Merrimac remained intact it was supposed that Norfolk would be secure against attack, and the way for an army to Richm...
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Fortress Monroe (Virginia, United States) 7,630 72 276 0 0 user votes

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