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H. L. Bedford Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2176
Abstract

H. L. Bedford's memoir provides a detailed account of the placement and use of Confederate artillery at Fort Donelson. The memoir disagrees with Union reports included in the Official Records and rehabilitates the reputation of Confederate troops and commanders at the fort. Bedford was an adjutant in the Tennessee Corps of Artillery.

Dates: circa 1882-1883

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  • Subject: Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. X
  • Subject: Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. X