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

...nish a class of citizens, in the emancipation of every slave whose owner rendered support to the Confederate States. Finally General Halleck, who succeeded Fremont, and General Dix, commanding near Fortress Monroe , issued orders not to permit slaves to come within their lines. They were speedily condemned for this action because it put a stop to the current of emancipation, which will be hereafter narrated....

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