Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Carney Island” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: January 17, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
... port and New York will hereafter go to Savannah, and have their cargoes transported to Charleston over the Charleston and Savannah Railroad.
The Norfolk Day Book, noticing the position of Carney Island , on which a memorable battle was fought by Virginians, says:
This little island is situated about five miles from Norfolk, on the southern bank, and commands the mouth of Elizabeth River or en...
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