Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fortress Monroe” in chapter 1.38 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
...ittle of the principles for which we fought; they still live, and time is fully vindicating their truth.
A few days later came the news that Jefferson Davis had been taken prisoner and confined in Fortress Monroe ; perhaps it was the most fortunate thing that could have happened to Mr. Davis.
Immediately he became the scape-goat of the Southern people; their sorrows had to be borne by him and he stood for th...
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