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e winter rains set in, and Gen. Grant's army found itself out off by the freshens, and Clark's river and Blood creek. Gen. Tilghman promptly caused the bridges at Blood creek to be destroyed, on the night of the 20th, when the enemy were at Murray, mbiads, &c., were sent to Forts Donelson and Henry, and rapidly mounted. From that time till the 8th of February Gen. Tilghman was everywhere at his post. All the defences were pushed with vigor, and repeated appeal, made for assistance. --Before the reinforcements intended for Gen. Tilghman had arrived, the enemy had already landed 10,000 troops, and brought up ten gunboats near the mouth of Panther Creek, three miles below Fort Henry. And the river was now at full tide, overflowing ithich we make only the following extract: "Of our disaster at Fort Henry, I will say nothing further, except that Gen. Tilghman's cool and daring courage, exhibited in the terrible cannonade, won the admiration of all who were in the fort. None
cers felt confident of their ability to hold the island. They have no idea of abandoning the position. By passengers on the Republic, who left Tiptonville yesterday morning, we have a confirmation of the fight between the gunboats and the enemy's battery. The damage to the Gen. Polk was not so serious as at first supposed. One shot passed through the pilot house of the Marapas. Gen. Tilgeman Official report of the Bat the of Fort Henry. The Atlanta Confederacy. produces General Tilghman's report of the attack upon Fort Henry, which had not before been published: Fort Henry, Feb. 9, 1862. Sir. Col. W. W. Mackall, A. A. General, C. S. A., Bowling Green: --Through the courtesy of Brig-Gen. U. S. Grant, commanding Federal forces, I am permitted to communicate with you in relation to the result of the action between the fort under my command, at this place, and the Federal gunboats, on yesterday. At 11 o'clock, and 40 minutes on yesterday morning, the enemy