Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Currituck Sound” in chapter 35, page 303 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
...ter; two transports also lay at anchor off the village.
These the General loaded with contrabands and sent them to Roanoke Island.
The next day Colonel Draper was sent with two hundred men across Currituck Sound to Knott's Island, with orders to burn all the houses of guerrillas he could find, and to destroy if possible the camp of the company existing in that neighborhood.
As the men were much fatigued, i...
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