Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fort Donelson” in chapter 1.54 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35.:
...ell the Federal Army, about to be assaulted in their very camps, to 40,000 men of all arms, with not less than 37,000 infantry, full forty per cent. of whom were flushed with their recent success at Fort Donelson .
Nor was this all. Not more than four or five miles from Tecumseh Sherman was Lew Wallace's Division, over 7,000 strong and twelve guns.
It is bruited that both Generals Grant and Sherman felt ...
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