Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fortress Monroe” in chapter 1.1 of Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government:

...ith Mexico, we respected private property of the enemy; when in 1781 Great Britain, attempting to reduce her revolted American colonies, took possession of the country around and about Point Comfort ( Fortress Monroe ), the homes quietly occupied by the rebellious people were spared by the armies of the self-asserting ruler of the land. At a later date, war existed between Great Britain and the independent state...

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Fortress Monroe (Virginia, United States) 7,630 52 276 0 0 user votes

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