Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Roanoke Island” in chapter 1.35 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
...nner affairs, that the greater portion of its important legislation was framed by Mr. Benjamin.
An act performed in 1862 shows the true patriotism of the man. General Huger was in command of Roanoke Island and Mr. Benjamin was filling the post of Secretary of War.
A requisition for powder was made and was not filled.
This was twice repeated without avail, and Roanoke Island fell.
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