Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fortress Monroe” in chapter 1 of John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies:
... appeals to the men. As no tent or quarters had been assigned me, I sent for my trunk and sat upon it in the sand a greater portion of the night, gazing intently every few minutes in the direction of Fortress Monroe , in the expectation momentarily of beholding the enemy.
The following morning it was ascertained that the Federals were not within thirty miles of this line bristling with bayonets.
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