Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Craney Island” in chapter 1.1 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20.:
...th, about 10 A. M., it was observed that no Confederate flag was flying at Sewell's Point battery and that the fort seemed to be abandoned.
Flag-Lieutenant J. Pembroke Jones was immediately sent to Craney Island , and there learned for the first time that a large force of the enemy had landed at Bay Shore and were rapidly marching on Norfolk, and that our troops were retreating.
Lieutenant Jones was then se...
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