Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fortress Monroe” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: July 19, 1862., [Electronic resource]:
...many; but they could afford it. Without attempting to estimate the average number of sick.
I will give one exceptional face which may cause you to shudder.
When General Casey's division landed at Fortress Monroe it numbered 13,000 men, when his division was routed at Seven Pines it numbered less than 6,000 --all the rest were dead and in the hospital.
But no other division suffered as much.
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