Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Norfolk” in chapter 2 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...though not to the Government; for the action of the Secessionists had been delayed and kept secret, so that the blow would be more decisive and enable the conspirators to seize the public property at Norfolk and elsewhere, to help them carry out their designs. At one time it was even thought doubtful if Washington could be held, as the people at the North, unprepared for such an emergency, were slow ...

Don't like any of these choices? Suggest a new possibility...

Max. Freq. Min. Freq.
Entity Corpus Doc Corpus Doc  
Norfolk (Virginia, United States) 4,668 114 316 0 0 user votes
Norfolk (Virginia, United States) 199 0 7 0 0 user votes
Norfolk (United Kingdom) 42 0 8 0 0 user votes
Norfolk (Connecticut, United States) 8 0 6 0 0 user votes
Norfolk (Colorado, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Norfolk (Mississippi, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Norfolk (Nebraska, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Norfolk (New York, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Norfolk (Oregon, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes

† This entity has been selected by the automated classifier as the most likely match in this context. It may or may not be the correct match.