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Donelson, Fort

[don-l-suh n] /ˈdɒn l sən/
noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • In the forenoon the news spread of the surrender of donelson.

    From Fort Henry to Corinth Manning Ferguson Force
  • Fort Henry had fallen, and Grant was even then moving to besiege donelson.

    The Crisis, Complete Winston Churchill
  • The distance from Fort Henry to donelson is but eleven miles.

  • We now learned that donelson had fallen, and the retreat must be continued.

    Terry's Texas Rangers Leonidas B. Giles
  • They were to attack an army of veterans flushed with the victory at donelson.

    Terry's Texas Rangers Leonidas B. Giles
  • There we saw the captain, donelson by name, who told us of his voyage.

    Dracula Bram Stoker
  • Look at the inflexible will of the man, as displayed at donelson and Vicksburg!

    Our Standard-Bearer Oliver Optic
  • The Confederacy was smarting under its overwhelming defeat at donelson.

    Our Standard-Bearer Oliver Optic
  • Fort donelson must now be taken, strongly fortified as it was.

    Famous American Statesmen

    Sarah Knowles Bolton
  • Not one half of the prisoners captured at donelson could read or write.

    The Boys of '61 Charles Carleton Coffin.

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