Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Hampton Roads” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: January 22, 1862., [Electronic resource]:
... wooden buildings by the water were soon in flames, and owing to high winds the conflagration spread until nineteenths of the city was destroyed.
Several times after the British fleet came into Hampton Roads , and two or three times Portsmouth, immediately across the river, was occupied.
That town also suffered severely during the war and was frequently used as places of rendezvous, as Annapolis and Old...
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