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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
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 145 1 Browse Search
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
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 80 0 Browse Search
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Lincoln, had made the fate of the campaign turn on the possession of that city.--This policy was condemned by Col. Tarleton in his "campaigns, " as the height of folly.--He should, said that officer, have left Charleston to its fate, and retired to the country, whence he could have kept up such a war as Washington waged upon the North river and the Delaware. Unquestionably, that was the true doctrine. Lincoln surrendered nearly six thousand men, very nearly the same number captured at Fort Donelson. But mark the difference. We have nearly half a million in the field; the revolutionists of that day not above the tenth part of the number. They lost a full ninth of their entire force; we less than the ninetieth part of ours. Yet the people of that day were in no wise disheartened. Why, then, should we be? The defeat of Gates at Camden, shortly after, cost us two thousand men more, or about one twenty-fifth part of all we had. The affair at Roanoke Island cost us about the same n
ittee, and offered a substitute to the resolution of Mr Davis, of Miss, tendering the thanks of Congress to the officers and men who had so gallantly fought at Fort Donelson. Mr. Crocket, of Ky., moved that the resolution be indefinitely postponed. He had a personal interest in the matter, having had a son captured at Fort DoFort Donelson, and he was unwilling to tender thanks to the officers who commanded there, until there had been an investigation of the affair, as has been ordered by the House. He hoped she resolution would be postponed until the committee brought in its report. Mr. Smith, of Ala., thought a resolution of thanks ought never to be atail. Mr. Wilcox, of Texas, said if he could have his way he would cheerfully tender a vote of thanks to all the officers and men engaged in the defence of Fort Donelson. He regarded that as one of the most heroic struggles that had or would take place during the continuance of the war. He had the utmost confidence in Gen. Buc