Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fort Donelson” in chapter 31 of Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States.:
... apprehended they would not arrive in time to anticipate the attack of the enemy, which, from the full information obtained by General Tilghman, was threatened at an early day either at Fort Henry or Fort Donelson , or possibly on both at the same time.
The lines of infantry-cover, however, which had been thrown up, were capable of making a strong resistance, even without the desired artillery, should the att...
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