Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Roanoke Island” in chapter 1.35, section c.1.35.127 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
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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