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s, which were pronounced unsatisfactory; a decision in which history will concur. See Appendix for a message of Mr. Jefferson Davis to the rebel Congress, on this subject. It is unbecoming in soldiers to criticise the conduct of superiors, but, when, after rejecting the counsels of juniors, the condition of affairs is placed beyond the power of human nature to retrieve, the se-nior endeavors to escape responsibility by throwing the same upon the former, comment is unnecessary.—Report of Major Brown, Twentieth Mississippi. (The italics are his own.) Grant was preparing to storm the intrenchments, when Buckner's messenger arrived, and the white flag was hoisted on Fort Donelson. The rebel commander proposed an armistice till twelve o'clock, and the appointment of commissioners to settle terms of capitulation, in consideration of all the circumstances governing the present situation of affairs at this station; but Grant replied: No terms except unconditional and immediate surrender ca
erations to recover Lookout valley seizure of Brown's ferry March of Hooker from Bridgeport battll as of a crossing of the Tennessee, known as Brown's ferry. A bend in the Tennessee, just belo three miles below the mouth of Lookout creek, Brown's ferry is situated. Moccasin point was stillw the mouth of Lookout river, and is broken at Brown's ferry by a narrow gorge, through which a roa the use of pontoon bridges at Chattanooga and Brown's ferry, and of the north bank of the river ace expedition which was to effect a lodgment at Brown's ferry. Four thousand men were detailed, and and landed on the south side of the river, at Brown's ferry. Here, a volley was fired by the rebethe night, and went into camp within a mile of Brown's ferry. Howard had the advance, and, as it w twenty-eight miles; and the Kelly's ferry and Brown's ferry road, by use of which, and of the riveartments. When the line was first opened from Brown's ferry, he said to Thomas: The steamer Point [6 more...]
d thus discovered that good roads existed from Brown's ferry up the river, and back of the first rabel positions. Troops, crossing the bridge at Brown's ferry, could be seen, and their numbers estival at Bridgeport, but the bridge of boats at Brown's ferry was frail, and, although it was used w On the 21st, he got his second division over Brown's ferry bridge, and Ewing was up from Trenton;ne that the rebels might suppose the troops at Brown's ferry were reenforcing Chattanooga. Howard, Tennessee, and the bridges at Chattanooga and Brown's ferry were swept away; and, on the 22d, yet of the Army of the Cumberland: The bridges at Brown's ferry being down to-day, and the excessivelyailroad; while Osterhaus was to march up, from Brown's ferry to the place of crossing, and then sup far up Lookout valley; he saw the crossing at Brown's ferry, but doubtless hoped that the rains an Sherman, as soon as that commander crossed at Brown's ferry, it was impossible to know whether he [2 more...]