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Grant Invades Tennessee
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Tim Smith follows his definitive book on Shiloh with this seminal study on Forts Henry and Donelson and shows convincingly why these battles were so crucial to the outcome of the Civil War.

Table of Contents

  1. Half Title, Series Info, Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. List of Maps
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. xi-xviii
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  1. Prologue
  2. pp. xix-xxii
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  1. 1. “The Keys of the Gate-Way into Her Own Territory”
  2. pp. 1-22
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  1. 2. “You Have No Idea How Much Work Is Required to Improvise”
  2. pp. 23-41
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  1. 3. “Too Much Haste Will Ruin Everything”
  2. pp. 42-65
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  1. 4. “We Soon Understood That the Great Western Move Was to Begin”
  2. pp. 66-89
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  1. 5. “Alternately Mud and Water All the Way Up”
  2. pp. 90-107
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  1. 6. “A Good Day’s Work”
  2. pp. 108-128
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  1. 7. “The Entering Wedge to All Our Subsequent Successes”
  2. pp. 129-153
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  1. 8. “I Think We Can Take It; at All Events, We Can Try”
  2. pp. 154-204
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  1. 9. “Pretty Well Tested the Strength of Our Defensive Line”
  2. pp. 205-236
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  1. 10. “You Are Not at Fort Henry”
  2. pp. 237-263
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  1. 11. “Not Generally Having an Idea That a Big Fight Was on Hand”
  2. pp. 264-282
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  1. 12. “The Whole Line Just Seemed to Melt Away and Scatter”
  2. pp. 283-307
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  1. 13. “Up to This Period the Success Was Complete”
  2. pp. 308-327
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  1. 14. “The One Who Attacks First Now Will Be Victorious”
  2. pp. 328-350
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  1. 15. “We Got the Place”
  2. pp. 351-375
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  1. 16 “The Trophies of War Are Immense”
  2. pp. 376-396
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  1. Epilogue
  2. pp. 397-406
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  1. Appendix A: Fort Henry Order of Battle, February 6, 1862
  2. pp. 407-410
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  1. Appendix B: Fort Donelson Order of Battle, February 12–16, 1862
  2. pp. 411-416
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 417-468
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 469-500
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 501-514
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  1. Images
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