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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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lm reflection, however, is now proving the gross injustice of the popular clamor, which blamed him for the capture of Fort Donelson by an overwhelming force of the enemy Do your readers know what force Gen. Johnston had? Besides the 14, 000 at FortFort Donelson, he had not more than 10,000 men on his retreat from Bowling Green to Nashville.--He could not be ubiquitous, and could not, with so small a force. protect Nashville against a column of 80,000 troops. Did he not use every exertion to roumony of Gov. Harris, in his late message to the Legislature at Memphis: "Immediately upon hearing of the fall of Fort Donelson, I called upon Gen. Johnston to tender to him all the resources of the State which could be made available, with my fculty in obtaining the laborers, the works were not completed; indeed, some of them little more the a commenced, when Fort Donelson fell" I make the prediction now, that General Johnston will yet prove himself to be a General of surpassing abil
and assigned to the command of the fourth division, including Forts Henry and Donelson. He had been a resident of Paducah — knew the country and the people — anfor the guns on the 1st of February; but the guns necessary did not time. Fort Donelson, previously only a river of five or six guns, was being rapidly converted pounders. There were about 1,200 effective men, (new raised volunteers) at Fort Donelson, and six or seven 32 pound guns, about 800 yards of breastwork; one side ofnt to the Tennessee River Bridge. Some heavy columbiads, &c., were sent to Forts Donelson and Henry, and rapidly mounted. From that time till the 8th of Februar that day, Gen. T. caused his whole force (2,000 in all) to retreat towards Fort Donelson by a circuitous route, which evaded the army of Gen. Grant, (10 000 strong. We have seen a private letter, from an officer who was at Fort Henry and Fort Donelson, and in both battles, from which we make only the following extract: "