The garrison of the fort and camp was about 2,800, with strong reinforcements from donelson halted some miles out.
They were to attack an army of veterans flushed with the victory at donelson.
James M. Davis, a respectable mechanic, asked him if he would say that to Major donelson's face?
There we saw the captain, donelson by name, who told us of his voyage.
Not one half of the prisoners captured at donelson could read or write.
Look at the inflexible will of the man, as displayed at donelson and Vicksburg!
Since Ft. donelson, all the little battles of the war were forgotten.
The Confederacy was smarting under its overwhelming defeat at donelson.
Columbus and Nashville were almost sure to fall as the result of donelson.
There we saw the Captain, donelson by name, who told us of his voyage.