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d suffer, than the country lose the services of such officers. Fort Henry. Halleck's want of appreciation. Fort Donelson. Grant's determsent into Western Kentucky, reported to Grant that the capture of Fort Henry, on the Tennessee, was feasible; and the latter went to St. Louisfterwards came to recognize them. But the advantage of capturing Fort Henry, opening the Tennessee to the rear of the rebel positions, thoughily achieved by the gunboats. He telegraphed to General Halleck, Fort Henry is ours. . . . I shall take and destroy Fort Donelson on the 8th, and return to Fort Henry. Nothing had been said before about a movement against Fort Donelson; and it is not unlikely that such a proposition might have prevented the attack on Fort Henry, or delayed it till the Union forces were still stronger, and the rebels were also reinforced.being prepared, on the 11th of February Grant's forces moved from Fort Henry without tents or baggage, and with no supplies except ammunition