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 Posted: Mon Sep 24th, 2007 05:30 pm
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If you are interested in a detailed analysis of the Tennessee River campaign that resulted in the capture of Forts Henry and Donelson in early February 1862, go to:

http://www.nymas.org -- right sidebar -- scroll down

Although from my biography of Anna Ella Carroll, this is a thorough rendition of the military's and Lincoln administration's decision-making that includes groundbreaking information on Lincoln's and Stanton's involvement. It also shows a greater involvement by the navy, through Admiral Foote, than previously recognized, the importance of the construction of the mortar boats and really explains, for the first time, the meaning of Lincoln's War Order No. 1.

CKL


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