Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fort 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.:
...rom General Johnston to the Secretary of War give a brief but comprehensive view of his situation :
headquarters, Western Department, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, February 27, 1862.
Sir: The fall of Fort Donelson compelled me to withdraw the forces under my command from the north bank of the Cumberland, and to abandon the defense of Nashville, which, but for that disaster, it was my intention to protect to th...
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