On February 6, Fort Henry fell, chiefly through the work of the river navy.
The news of the loss of Fort Henry would cause him to hasten his operations.
The family was hastily removed to Fort Henry, nearer the present site of Wheeling.
He remained with his company until after the capture of Fort Henry, when he was discharged for disability.
The fleeing garrison from Fort Henry had brought exaggerated reports of Grant's army.
Conscious of his comparative weakness, Grant sent a messenger to Fort Henry for the garrison which had been left there.
And Girty, seeing that there were no further hopes of taking Fort Henry, withdrew his band.
Before completing their mission, a messenger came to inform them that Fort Henry was beleagured.
These were not so easily disposed of as Fort Henry had been.
At the fall of Fort Henry the country was thoroughly aroused as it never had been before.
masc. proper name, from French Henri, from Late Latin Henricus, from German Heinrich, from Old High German Heimerich, literally "the ruler of the house," from heim "home" + rihhi "ruler." One of the most popular Norman names after the Conquest.
henry hen·ry (hěn'rē)
n. pl. hen·rys or hen·ries (-rēz)
The unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second.