Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fortress Monroe” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: May 7, 1864., [Electronic resource]:
...uth of the Appomattox river, on its western bank, and but ten miles from Drewry's Bluff.
It is also within two or three hours march of the Richmond and Petersburg Railroad.
The preparations at Fortress Monroe for the expedition have been very extensive.--Three hospital steamships — the State of Maine, Connecticut, and New World--all accompany it, and all the hospitals at Old Point have been cleared ...
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