Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fort Donelson” in chapter 15 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...ompleted. I shall take and destroy Fort Donelson on the 8th. and return to Fort Henry. The same reasons which had induced Grant to undertake the capture of Fort Henry still urged him to take Fort Donelson ; that is, to get the control of the Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers and be able to penetrate into the heart of Tennessee with his troops and Foote's gun-boats. On the 7th of February his cavalry ...

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