Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Roanoke Island” in chapter 1.1 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20.:

...but to disclose new obstacles, not the least of which was to secure a crew. We had no merchant marine and but few sailors. Some few were secured after the defeat and dispersion of our gunboats at Roanoke Island ; some as volunteers from our army, and a detachment from the Norfolk United Artilery brought the number up to three hundred and twenty men. They proved to be as gallant and trusty a body of men as an...
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Roanoke Island (North Carolina, United States) 1,553 4 141 0 0 user votes

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