Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Dauphin Island” in chapter 1.50, section c.1.50.43, page 175 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35.:
...hree Confederates remained hidden in high marsh grass on Dauphin Island for two days and three nights, but for some reason Admiral Farragut did not make his regular daily visit to the mortar fleet.
Dauphin Island has a reputation for mosquitoes equal to that of Jersey, and the Confederates suffered tortures as they lay exposed to hordes of the fierce insects.
On the morning of the third day the three men, m...
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