Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Pensacola bay” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: January 14, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...properties, in connection with the position of the harbor, as regards the coast, have induced the government to select it as a Naval station, and a place of rendezvous and repair.
The upper arms of Pensacola bay receive the Yellow Water or Pea river, Middle river and Escambia river, eleven miles from the Gulf.
Santa Rosa Island is situated east by northwest by south fourteen leagues, and completel...
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