Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Donelson” in chapter 34 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.:
Huntsville, March 7-11 A. M.
Your dispatch is just received.
I sent Colonel Liddell to Richmond on the 28th ult., with the official reports of Generals Floyd and Pillow of the events at Donelson , and suppose that he must have arrived by this time.
I also sent by him a dispatch, containing my purposes for the defense of the valley of the Mississippi, and for cooperating or uniting with Gene...
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