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The campaign for Fort Donelson (Civil War series)

B. Franklin Cooling

The campaign for Fort Donelson (Civil War series)

by B. Franklin Cooling

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Published by Eastern National .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fort Donelson (Tenn.), Battle of, 1862

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12183247M
    ISBN 101888213507
    ISBN 109781888213508
    OCLC/WorldCa43431366

    This study investigates the decisive factors that affected the Fort Henry-Fort Donelson campaign in February The thesis is relevant not only to the study of history, but as a series of lessons for all the final analysis, the ul. When you visit an Eastern National store in a National Park, you are guaranteed to find quality items that will enhance your visit. Whether it be a terrific book on the Battle of Fort Donelson, books about notable persons from the Battle, or a reproduction canteen that helps us understand a soldier's life, you will find unique items in the store.

    This is a summary and review of Kendall D. Gott’s Where The South Lost The War: An Analysis of the Fort Henry-Fort Donelson Campaign, February (Stackpole Books, ). Gott’s book is a slightly revisionist view of the Henry-Donelson Campaign and was a very good read.   One of the interesting things about reading a book about the battle is the things some Grant biographies miss. With a whole book devoted to the subject, there is so much more detail. For example, I never knew there was snow on the ground during most of the battle of Fort Donelson.

    A Civil War Captain and His Lady is a true "Cold Mountain" love story from the Northern perspective. More than years ago, year-old Irish immigrant Josiah Moore met year-old Jennie Lindsay, a member of one of Peoria, Illinois's most prominent families. The Civil War had just begun, Josiah was the captain of the 17th Illinois Infantry, and his war would be a long and bloody one.   Part I - The Campaign Opens With a Union Victory at Fort Henry Large-caliber guns on barbette carriages like the pounders above were the main armament of Confederate-held Fort Donelson, target for the first great Union campaign in the Western theater of .


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The campaign for Fort Donelson (Civil War series) by B. Franklin Cooling Download PDF EPUB FB2

Want to Learn More. The following books are suggested reading for additional insights into the Civil War and its key battles: Kendall D. Gott, Where the South Lost the War: An Analysis of the Fort Henry-Fort Donelson Campaign, February (Mechanicsburg: Stackpole Books, ), Jack Hurst, Men of Fire: Grant, Forrest, and the Campaign That Decided the Civil War (New York: Basic Books, The campaign on the Tennessee and Cumberland rivers was the first significant victory for the Union during the American Civil War.

After a string of Union defeats inthe capture of Fort Donelson was decisive and devastating for the South. This book presents one of the best detailed descriptions of the Fort Henry and Fort Donelson campaign. The volume lays out the preparation, the logistics, and the actual campaign.

The book details the futile (and brief) defense of the poorly designed Fort Henry. It demonstrates the willingness of General Ulysses Grant, unlike many of his Cited by: 5.

The Campaign for Fort Donelson. Background to the Campaign. A Winter Advance on Fort Henry. But an air of gaiety pervaded the march as it seemed like a picture-book war in Dixie. Soldiers jettisoned excess overcoats and blankets. Nowhere did the Confederates seriously attempt to.

Where the South Lost the War: An Analysis of the Fort Henry-Fort Donelson Campaign, February - Kindle edition by Gott, Kendall D. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Where the South Lost the War: An Analysis of the Fort Henry-Fort Donelson Campaign, February /5(28).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 51 pages: illustrations, maps (some color), portraits ; 28 cm. Series Title: Civil War series.

The Battle of Fort Donelson was fought from February 11–16,in the Western Theater of the American Civil Union capture of the Confederate fort near the Tennessee–Kentucky border opened the Cumberland River, an important avenue for the invasion of the Union's success also elevated Brig.

Gen. Ulysses S. Grant from an obscure and largely unproven leader to the rank of Location: Fort Donelson, Stewart County, Tennessee. The Fort Henry & Donelson Campaign, Dover, TN. 2, likes 2 talking about this 23 were here.

Visit Our Website at: (10). I gave Kendall Gott's Where the South Lost the War: An Analysis of the Fort Henry-Fort Donelson Campaign, February Four Stars for being a comprehensive account of the Civil War campaign against Forts Henry and Donelson.

On the other hand, I couldn't gin up more than Two Stars for the book's misspellings, typographical errors, amateurish maps, and minor errors of fact.4/5.

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Selected as Honorable Mention for the Albert Castel Book Award With the collapse of the Confederate defenses at Forts Henry and Donelson on the Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers, the entire Tennessee Valley was open to Union invasion and control. These Northern victories set up the Atlanta Campaign that cut the Confederacy in two.

Had Confederate planning and leadership been 4/5(1). "*GPO: / Reprint " Title from panel. Includes descriptive index to park sites, tourist information, and col.

ill. Text, maps of "Fort Henry and Fort Donelson Campaign" and "Plan of Fort Donelson from Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies," and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a. "*GPO: / Reprint " Panel title Includes descriptive index, col.

ill., and tourist information. Text, col. ill., map of "Fort Henry and Fort Donelson campaign" and "Plan of Fort Donelson from atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies" on verso.

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. A Civil War Captain and His Lady is a true “Cold Mountain” love story from the Northern perspective. More than years ago, year-old Irish immigrant Josiah Moore met year-old Jennie Lindsay, a member of one of Peoria, Illinois’s most prominent : Savas Beatie.

Where the South Lost the War: An Analysis of the Fort Henry-Fort Donelson Campaign, February by Kendall D. Gott; Gott’s book is a slightly revisionist view of the Henry-Donelson Campaign and was a very good read.

It contains pages, of which are text, with the rest dedicated to two appendices, notes, bibliography, and index. A Union Fort Donelson arose between the old Confederate earthworks and the town of Dover.

It was intended to protect the river traffic from enemy cavalry and guerrilla raids. For a time, even Dover itself became an armed camp and the scene in February of a futile attempt to reestablish Confederate control of the Cumberland.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Where the South Lost the War: An Analysis of the Fort Henry-Fort Donelson Campaign, February by Kendall D. Gott at Barnes Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Stackpole Books. The Fort Henry-Fort Donelson Campaign: The History and Legacy of the Union Victories That Made Ulysses S.

Grant a Major General, ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the USSeller Rating: % positive. Western theater Civil War historian Timothy Smith admires both B.F. Cooling's classic Forts Henry and Donelson: The Key to the Confederate Heartland () and Kendall Gott's more recent Where the South Lost the War: An Analysis of the Fort Henry-Fort Donelson Campaign, February () but maintains that his new book Grant Invades.

Recommended Reading: Where the South Lost the War: An Analysis of the Fort Henry-Fort Donelson Campaign, February (The American Civil War) (Hardcover). Description: This book presents one of the most detailed descriptions of the Fort Henry and Fort Donelson Campaign.

The volume describes the preparation, logistics, and the execution of the campaign. Cooling, Benjamin Franklin, The Campaign for Fort Donelson, U.S. National Park Service and Eastern National,ISBN Gott, Kendall D., Where the South Lost the War: An Analysis of the Fort Henry—Fort Donelson Campaign, FebruaryStackpole books,ISBN Knight, James R.Early in the war, Union commanders realized control of the major rivers would be the key to success in the Western Theater.

After capturing Fort Henry on the Tennessee River on February 6,Brig. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant advanced 12 miles cross-country to invest Fort Donelson on the Cumberland River. By Febru Grant had surrounded the fort with ab men and had conducted."Gene Barr has produced a fascinating new book grounded upon a unique (and large) collection of letters and several previously unpublished sources including Frank Peats' commentary on Fort Donelson and Senator Lindsay's notes on the Vicksburg Campaign.