Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fort Pickens” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: April 9, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...man from Fauquier, (Mr. Scott,) but the question arises what is to be considered aggressive policy?
He asked, why would the President evacuate Fort Sumter, for instance, and occupy the Tortugas and Fort Pickens ?
If this question were asked him, he would say, perhaps, that one was an inland fort, while the others were necessary to the free navigation of the Gulf and the Mississippi river, and were therefor...
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