Battle of Mill Spring
capture of Fort Henry
naval bombardment of Fort Donelson
Gen. Pihis Railroad, two strong and spacious works; Fort Henry, commanding the Tennessee from its eastern bexpected to support each other if assailed.
Fort Henry, situated on a point or bend of the river, a ascended that stream to within ten miles of Fort Henry, where his transports halted,
Feb. 4-5. whesitation in the attack; when, after an
Forts Henry and Donelson. hour's mutual cannonade, a 24g force was overtaken, some three miles from Fort Henry, by our cavalry, who were easily repulsed, be — was a much larger and stronger work than Fort Henry, covering a level plateau of nearly a hundreing it with troops or supplies, crossed from Fort Henry
Feb. 12. to the neighborhood of Donelson,ut 17,000.
Directly after the capture of Fort Henry, Commander Phelps, with the wooden gunboats y strengthened, to the Tennessee, just above Fort Henry, where several gunboats and a large number o