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Norfolk, destruction of The repulse at the Great Bridge, Dec. 9, 1775, greatly exasperated Lor
unmore (q. v.), who had remained in safety at Norfolk, while his motley forces were greatly dispiri .
Dunmore had abandoned his intrenchments at Norfolk, after spiking his twenty pieces of cannon, a til February, and, after
St. Paul's Church, Norfolk. all the families were removed, he burned the t escaped the perils of that day of terror in Norfolk was the ancient St. Paul's Church, cruciform in the channel of the Elizabeth River, below Norfolk, to prevent the government vessels leaving th forces in southeastern Virginia, appeared at Norfolk with his staff, and prepared to seize the nav the Confederates.
The military companies of Norfolk and Portsmouth were paraded under arms.
Seve so large a force, and to quiet the people of Norfolk, who were greatly excited by a rumor that the lank, and immediately retreated, turning over Norfolk to the care of Mayor Lamb.
Norfolk was surre [7 more...]