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Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 136 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 52 0 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 44 0 Browse Search
Col. J. Stoddard Johnston, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.1, Kentucky (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 28 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 22 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 20 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 20 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 14 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1 14 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 6. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 12 0 Browse Search
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in the grand battle. Buell's army was large; no doubt exceeding our own in number. That General was esteemed one of the best in the Federal army. His role in what the Northern press and military authorities considered to be the last scene of the rebellion, was, with the co-operation of the gunboats, to crush us in the Mississippi Valley. The gunboats assisted him in his triumph to Nashville; but there in his further advance southwardly, he was forced to leave them.--Our disaster at Donelson and our retreat from Bowling Green, through Nashville to the Tennessee river, filled the enemy with confidence, and he proceeded with eagerness to follow and strike a final blow upon what he considered a remnant of a disorganized army. But Johnston and Beauregard had made a wonderful use of the brief time allowed them. They organized and reinspire their troops, and rousing the spirit of the South added largely to their strength. Thus rapidly recruited, and with a large number of undiscip
The Daily Dispatch: April 8, 1862., [Electronic resource], House of Representatives. Monday, April 7, 1862. (search)
randum of our conference, a copy of which I send to you. I determined to fight for Nashville at Donelson, and gave the best part of my army to do it, retaining only 4,000 men to front, and giving 6,000 men to defend Donelson. The at Donelson is stated in Gen. Proow's report at and I do not doubt correct, of his statement, for the forces Bowling Green, which a supposed to be 14,000 effectDonelson is stated in Gen. Proow's report at and I do not doubt correct, of his statement, for the forces Bowling Green, which a supposed to be 14,000 effective men, (the medical report snowing little over 500 sick in the hospital,) was diminished more than 5,000 by hose who were unable to stand the fatigue of a march, and made force on reaching Nashvill10,000 men. I enclose Medical Director's report. Had I wholly uncovered my front to defend Donelson, Buell would have known it, and marched directly on Nashville. There were only ten small steammperatively necessary, and was ordered before and executed while the battle was being fought at Donelson. I had made every disposition for the defence of the fort by means allowed; and the troops wer