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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 191 93 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 185 3 Browse Search
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. 182 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1 156 0 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 128 0 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 106 18 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 103 3 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 84 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.). You can also browse the collection for Fort Donelson (Tennessee, United States) or search for Fort Donelson (Tennessee, United States) in all documents.

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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—the first conflict. (search)
ake possession of an intermediate station and throw the Federal staffs into confusion by sending false despatches destined to upset their plans. One day the guerilla Mosby, having performed an exploit of this kind, took an impudent advantage of it to send to the office of the Secretary of War, Mr. Stanton, a despatch full of insults addressed to that high functionary. The Confederates, on their part, charged one of their employes with having by his disloyalty contributed to the loss of Fort Donelson by delaying instead of accelerating the arrival of the reinforcements which were to relieve that place. If this fact has not been positively proved, there is nothing improbable in it, and it shows that, with all its advantages, the use of the telegraph in war is not without its dangers. In the American armies there was also organized an aerial telegraph by means of flags raised upon a long pole, which were waved to right and left over the stations in sight of each other. Sometimes p
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—the first winter. (search)
they had erected two forts, called Henry and Donelson. The first, of comparatively small dimensionund a little later among the vanquished of Fort Donelson; and apart from that, a few prisoners the n of Fort Henry, which had taken refuge in Fort Donelson since the rout of the 5th. Buckner with hefore Fort Henry also re-embarked to reach Fort Donelson by water. There remained fifteen thousandatch him, he presented himself in front of Fort Donelson during the afternoon at the moment when Flin points. Differing widely from Fort Henry, Donelson was much better defended on the river than on of Kentucky. The fate of the garrison of Fort Donelson was a warning to Polk's army not to allow y reached Columbus to learn of the capture of Donelson, and his first act in the exercise of his newo experience the same fate as the garrison of Donelson. If, on the contrary, it should abandon Mempe central States—Mill Springs, Bowling Green, Donelson, Fort Henry, Columbus, and Island No.10; the [21 more...]