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charge and take Fort Henry by storm, promptly, on the receipt of orders. Two brigades of the Second division, General C. F. Smith commanding, will start at the same hour from the west bank of the river, and take and occupy the heights commanding Fort Henry. This point will be held by so much artillery as can be made available, and such other troops as in the opinion of the general commanding Second division may be necessary for its protection. The Third brigade, Second division, will adiver, as fast as it can be securely done, and be in readiness to charge upon the fort, or move to the support of the First division, as may be necessary. All of the forces on the west bank of the river, not required to hold the heights commanding Fort Henry, will return to their transports, cross the river, and follow the First division as rapidly as possible. The west bank of the Tennessee river not having been reconnoitred, the commanding officer intrusted with taking possession of the