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The Daily Dispatch: February 22, 1862., [Electronic resource], Sketches of "captured rebel Generals." (search)
and a week or two ago assumed the command of the rebel garrison and troops near Fort Donelson. Brig.- Gen. Simon B Buckner. Brigadier-General Simon B. Bucknor, who commands a brigade at Fort Donelson, in a native of Kentucky. It seldom fal of a journalist to mention the name of a man who is surrounded with more infamy, treachery, and falsehood than Simon. B. Buckner, of Kentucky. Since the inauguration of civil strife in Kentucky he has openly commanded the chief force of the rebels outer penetrates of the circle far enough to regard with contempt the blind devotees worshipping in the vestibule. General Buckner was one of the mystic sacerdotal ministering at the nigher altars. With a full view to the and he has attempted to organizing and arming the militia of the State. None but inside members of the Golden Circle became members, of it. General Buckner was de facto. its head. A graduate of West Point, long in the regular service, twice breveted for gallant conduct i
The News from east Tennessee. As yet we have no clear statement of the result at Fort Donelson from our own side.--The telegraph has given nothing directly to the press, and no mail has come through from Nashville since the great battle. This is owing, no doubt, to the complete monopoly of the railroad to transport troops and stores. Neither mails nor passengers have come through. We publish a statement this morning by telegraph from Augusta, made to the press of that city by a Lieutenant who was in the fight at Donelson. This statement rather discourages the hope that the loss in prisoners is very much exaggerated by the Yankees. The disaster in this respect must be very great. Another terrible lesson against cooping up men to defend positions not properly fortified. We are yet unable to announce positively that Buckner is not a prisoner. Floyd is the only General in whose escape all accounts concur.
The Daily Dispatch: February 22, 1862., [Electronic resource], Bennett's Stories about the force at Roanoke Island (search)
e enemy who was a prisoner said that the Federal force was 60,000, and had been reinforced 30,000, making fully 80,000. On the strength of this report, Brig. Gen. Buckner raised a white flag and proposed terms of capitulation. As the firing was resumed by the enemy, it was supposed that the terms were not accepted. Our lled was from 300 to 400, and our wounded from 1,200 to 1,500. These were removed to Dover. The Confederates were commanded by Brigadier Gens. Pillow, Floyd, Buckner, and Bushrod Johnson--all of whom behaved with the greatest gallantry and coolness. The reported capture of 15,000 prisoners is believed to be greatly exaggern squads, companies, and battalions, escaped during Saturday night under the cover of darkness. In this way nearly two-thirds of Floyd's brigade escaped. Gen. Buckner is also reported to have escaped, but the safety of Generals Pillow and B. Johnson is not definitely known. The enemy fought very desperately. Snow wa