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forces, under Gen. John A. MeClernand, to move diagonally across the country and seize the road leading from the fort to Donelson and Dover, while Gen. C. F. Smith, with his brigade, advanced along the west bank of the river, and Com. Foote, with his woods and over the difficult trails he was obliged to traverse in order to reach and occupy the main road from Henry to Donelson. Had he been directed to start at 6 instead of 11 that morning, he would probably have intercepted and captured Tilghma Of his twelve guns, one had burst, while the enemy had brought over 20--most of them very heavy — to bear upon him from Donelson, as well as the water batteries, to which the gunners returned on observing his predicament, and again poured in their hemonstrations of loyalty. Com. Foote, with the gunboats Conestoga and Cairo, moved up Feb. 19. the Cumberland from Donelson, three days after its surrender. At Clarksville, he found the railroad bridge destroyed; while the wealthier citizens h