victions of right.
Thinking men, on both sides, believed that Buell won the battle of Shiloh, but Grant has the reward.
Grant's next campaign was in North Mississippi, during the fall and winter of 1862.
It opened with the quasi victory over Price at luka, which was followed, two weeks later, by the repulse of Van Dorn (by Rosecranz) at Corinth.
Notwithstanding the great advantages these successes gave Grant, he utterly failed to improve them, and through his inaction and sluggish condus old; and in that time Grant's career had embraced the doubtful affair of Belmont, the capture of Fort Donaldson, the disastrous first day at Shiloh, the battle of Ilka, in which Grant did not fight at all, but by his slowness opened the way for Price's retreat, after he had repulsed IRosecranz, the battle of Corinth, won by Rosecranz during Grant's absence, who, on his return, not only failed to follow up the beaten army of Van Dorn, but allowed it to recruit and reorganize close by him, and