Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General C. F. Smith” in chapter 4, page 42 of The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 5: Forts and Artillery.:
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Grant saw their value, and directed himself to their capture.
He obtained permission from Halleck and McClellan to reconnoiter up the Tennessee and Cumberland rivers, and sent General C. F. Smith with two brigades from Paducah.
On the strength of Smith's report, Grant made strong representation to Halleck, his immediate superior, that the move was advisable.
After some delay, the orders...
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