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J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary, X. January, 1862 (search)
nd the events will speak for themselves-and that speedily. January 29 What we want is a military man capable of directing operations in the field everywhere. I think Lee is such a man. But can he, a modest man and a Christian, aspire to such a position? Would not Mr. Benjamin throw his influence against such a suggestion? I trust the President will see through the mist generated around him. January 30 Some of the mysterious letter-carriers, who have just returned from their jaunt into Tennessee, are applying again for passports to Baltimore, Washington, etc. I refuse them, though they are recommended by Gen. Winder's men; but they will obtain what they want from the Secretary himself, or his Assistant Secretary. January 31 What if these men (they have passports) should be going to Washington to report the result of their reconnoissances in Tennessee? The Tennessee River is high, and we have no casemated batteries, or batteries of any sort, on it above Fort Henry.
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary, chapter 12 (search)
Xi. February, 1862 Fall of Fort Henry. of Fort Donelson. lugubrious inauguration of the President in the permanent government. loss of Roanoke Island. February 1 We had a startliuary 3 We have intelligence of the sailing of an expedition from Cairo for the reduction of Fort Henry on the Tennessee River. February 4 Burnside has entered the Sound at Hatteras with his fhands of the enemy. His history is yet to be written-and it will be read centuries hence. Fort Henry has fallen. Would that were all! The catalogue of disasters I feared and foretold, under theomes of the ten or twelve thousand men at Bowling Green? February 21 All our garrison in Fort Henry, with Gen. Tilghman, surrendered. I think we had only 1500 men there. Guns, ammunition, and ed. February 27 Columbus is to be evacuated. Beauregard sees that it is untenable with Forts Henry and Donelson in possession of the enemy. He will not be caught in such a trap as that. But