22 December 1861: “A camp is visible about halfway from the mouth of the river to Yorktown, the drums of which we can distinctly hear morning and evening.”

Item description: Report of Acting Master Studley, U. S. Navy, commanding U. S. S. Young Rover, regarding batteries on the York and Poquosin rivers, and the crossing by small boats of the York River.

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Item citation: Official records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion.. Series I, Volume 6. Washington : G.P.O., 1897. C970.75 U58no Ser. I, Vol. 6. North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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