Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Donelson” in chapter 7, page 90 of William A. Crafts, Life of Ulysses S. Grant: His Boyhood, Campaigns, and Services, Military and Civil.:
...iously for the coming man who should achieve what the loyal masses resolved upon.
But now events pointed unmistakably to the man who was qualified, if any in the army was, for this high command.
Donelson , Shiloh, Vicksburg, and Chattanooga pointed to Grant as the most successful general, while all the movements in his campaigns were seen to be the most prompt, vigorous, and well sustained in the whol...
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