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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 34. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 3 3 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 16, 1861., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 22, 1862., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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Maj. Gen. Phillips and Brig Gen. Arnold, embarked at Portsmouth on an expedition for the purpose of destroying some American stores. A body of light infantry was sent up the Chickahominy ten or twelve miles, where several armed ships, sundry warehouses, and some ship-yards were burned. Five miles below the city of Norfolk is Crany Island, lying at the entrance of the harbor, three miles from Hampton Roads.--During the last war with England this was the scene of a battle. On the 22d of June, 1813, a large fleet made an attack upon it, with a force of about 4,000 men, but met with a serious defeat. The loss to the enemy was two hundred, while the Virginians did not lose a man. The fortifications on this island were erected by Maj. Gen. Wade Hampton, then in command of this district. One more event of interest, and I have done. In the year 1856, the city of Norfolk was the scene of a serious and fatal epidemic that has been appropriately denominated "the great pestilence in