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Unconditional surrender : the capture of Forts Henry and Donelson

Author: Spencer Tucker
Publisher: Abilene, Tex. : McWhiney Foundation Press, ©2001.
Series: Civil War campaigns and commanders series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"At the outbreak of thc Civil War, Union leaders devised a plan to capitalize on their command of America's waterways as a means of dividing and conquering the Confederacy. Large, navigable rivers such as the Mississippi, the Tennessee, and the Cumberland formed gateways to the Southern heartland. In February 1862 a combined effort by the land forces of unheralded Federal General Ulysses S. Grant and a flotilla of
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Spencer Tucker
ISBN: 1893114112 9781893114111 1893114104 9781893114104
OCLC Number: 46401864
Description: 136 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Civil War campaigns and commanders series.
Other Titles: Capture of Forts Henry and Donelson
Responsibility: by Spencer C. Tucker.

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An exploration of the capture of the river bastions Forts Henry and Donelson during the American Civil War. Spencer C. Tucker blends the elements of naval innovation, combined operations and  Read more...

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schema:description"Ill-prepared Fort Henry on the Tennessee fell on February 6; ten days later Grant offered the hapless commander of Fort Donelson on the Cumberland the terms for which he would become famous - Unconditional Surrender. The loss of these two important forts opened Tennessee to Union invasion. Within weeks Nashville fell, and soon the state and most of its valuable resources were in Union hands. Grant became an instant hero in the North, while in the South the Confederacy struggled to recover. It never would."--Jacket."@en
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