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Author Smith, Timothy B., 1974- author.

Title Grant invades Tennessee : the 1862 battles for Forts Henry and Donelson / Timothy B. Smith.

Publication Info. Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, [2016]


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  973.731 Sm67g 2016    ---  Available
Description xxi, 513 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Modern war studies
Modern war studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 417-500) and index.
Contents "The keys of the gate-way into her own territory" -- "You have no idea how much work is required to improvise" -- "Too much haste will ruin everything" -- "We soon understood that the great western move was to begin" -- "Alternately mud and water all the way up" -- "A good day's work" -- "The entering wedge to all our subsequent successes" -- "I think we can take it; at all events, we can try" -- "Pretty well tested the strength of our defensive line" -- "You are not at Fort Henry" -- "Not generally having an idea that a big fight was on hand" -- "The whole line just seemed to melt away and scatter" -- "Up to this period the success was complete" -- "The one who attacks first now will be victorious" -- "We got the place" -- "The trophies of war are immense."
Subject Fort Henry, Battle of, Tenn., 1862.
Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., 1862.
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 -- Military leadership.
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885. (OCoLC)fst00061535
Fort Donelson, Battle of (Tennessee : 1862) (OCoLC)fst01404445
Fort Henry, Battle of (Tennessee : 1862) (OCoLC)fst01404355
Military leadership. (OCoLC)fst01185276
Tennessee. (OCoLC)fst01205353
Chronological Term 1862
ISBN 9780700623136 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0700623132 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780700623143 (ebook)

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