Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fort Henry” in chapter 15 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...e and great loss of life.
the Confederates as fighters.
extracts from records of the times.
congratulatory orders, &C.
On the 8th of February, 1862, Gen. Grant telegraphed to Gen. Halleck: Fort Henry is ours; the gunboats silenced the batteries before the investment was completed.
I shall take and destroy Fort Donelson on the 8th.
and return to Fort Henry.
The same reasons which had indu...
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