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" Smith, by his coolness and bravery at Fort Donelson, when the battle was against us, turned the tide and carried the enemy's outworks. Make him a major-general. You can't get a better one. Honor him for this victory, and the whole country will applaud. "
Index to House Miscellaneous Documents - Page 637
by House of Representatives for the First Session of the Forty-Seventh Congress - 1882
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Military History of Ulysses S. Grant: From April, 1861, to April, 1865, Volume 1

Adam Badeau - United States - 1868
...the 19th of February, three days after the fall of Fort Donelson, he telegraphed to Washington : " Smith, by his coolness and bravery at Fort Donelson,...this victory, and the whole country will applaud." J On the morning of the surrender, when General Buckner congratulated Smith on the gallant charge which...
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The Life of Ulysses S. Grant: General United States Army

Henry Champion Deming - Generals - 1868 - 533 pages
...Donelson ; and recommends to the authorities at Washington Gen. Smith for promotion, because he, " when the battle was against us, turned the tide, and carried the enemy's outworks;" but, out of regard to Gen. Grant's modesty, punctiliously abstains from all congratulations to him....
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The Life and Travels of General Grant ...

J. T. Headley - Presidents - 1879 - 599 pages
...some unaccountable freak of tempoattempted to destroy his reputation. He telegraphed to Washington: "Smith, by his coolness and bravery at Fort Donelson,...Major-General. You can't get a better one. Honor him for the victory, and the whole country will applaud." The Secretary of War, however, took a different view...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 150

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1880
...the Secretary of War, to recommend General CF Smith, a divisional commander, as the true victor : ' Smith, by his coolness and bravery at Fort Donelson,...carried the enemy's outworks. Make him a Major-General. Vol. 150.— No. 299. P You can't get a better one. Honour him for this victory, and the whole country...
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From Fort Henry to Corinth

Manning Ferguson Force - Corinth (Miss.) - 1881 - 204 pages
...immediately upon the destruction of the bridge and railroad. On the 19th he telegraphed to Washington : "Smith, by his coolness and bravery at Fort Donelson,...the enemy's outworks. Make him a major-general. You cannot get a better one. Honor him for this victory, and the whole country will applaud." On the 20th...
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Campaigns of the Civil War: Force, M. F. From Fort Henry to Corinth

United States - 1881
...immediately upon the destruction of the bridge and railroad. On the 19th he telegraphed to Washington : " Smith, by his coolness and bravery at Fort Donelson,...the enemy's outworks. Make him a major-general. You cannot get a better one. Honor him for this victory, and the whole country will applaud." On the 20th...
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The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union ...

United States. War Dept - Confederate States of America - 1882
...paralyze both places. HW HALLECK. HEADQUARTERS, Saint Louis, February 19, 1862. Major-General MCCLELLAN: Brig. Gen. Charles F. Smith, by his coolness and bravery...Fort Donelson when the battle was against us, turned tbe tide and carried the enemy's outworks. Make him a major-general. You can't get a better one. Honor...
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Has Gen. Grant Genius?

J. Hagerty - 1884 - 140 pages
...ideas to Grant or not does not appear, but Halleck three days after telegraphed to Washington : " ' Smith, by his coolness and bravery at Fort Donelson,...him a major-general. You can't get a better one.' Grant also recommended Smith for a major-general for his behavior during the campaign" (Badeau, vol....
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Kings without crowns; or Lives of American presidents, with a sketch of the ...

Charles H. Evans - 1884 - 224 pages
...Instead of Grant, he recommended for promotion a division commander, General CF Smith, as one who, ' by his coolness and bravery at Fort Donelson, when...turned the tide, and carried the enemy's outworks.' But Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary for War, formed his own opinion of the merits of the commander. 'What,...
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Military History of Ulysses S. Grant: From April, 1861, to April, 1865, Volume 1

Adam Badeau - United States - 1885
...on the 19th of February, three days after the fall of Fort Donelson, he telegraphed to Washington: "Smith, by his coolness and bravery at Fort Donelson,...this victory, and the whole country will applaud." \ On the morning of the surrender, when General Buckner congratulated Smith on the gallant charge which...
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