Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Roanoke Island” in chapter 17 of Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 2:

...s cabinet disquieted the President greatly, and about this time the organized opposition party began to be felt. The enemy also manifested unusual activity. Their first move was the capture of Roanoke Island , on the low coast-line of North Carolina, for it was an important outpost of the Confederates. Its possession by the enemy would give them access to the country from which Norfolk drew its supplie...
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Roanoke Island (North Carolina, United States) 1,553 6 141 0 0 user votes

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