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Confederate fortification on the Tennessee River, S of the Ky.-Tenn. line; site of the first major Union victory of the Civil War (Feb. 6, 1862). The fort was attacked and reduced by Union gunboats commanded by Commodore Andrew Foote. Confederate commander Gen.
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city (1991 pop. 56,597), S Ont., Canada, on Lake Ontario, near the head of the St. Lawrence River and at the end of Rideau Canal from Ottawa. Kingston has probably the best harbor on the lake.
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Fort Henry,

Confederate fortification on the Tennessee River, S of the Ky.-Tenn. line; site of the first major Union victory of the Civil War (Feb. 6, 1862). The fort was attacked and reduced by Union gunboats commanded by Commodore Andrew Foote. Confederate commander Gen. Lloyd Tilghman, foreseeing capture, sent the bulk of his force to Fort Donelson before surrendering.
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Today, Mark Gerretsen, Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, on behalf of Catherine McKenna, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, announced almost $10 million in funding for Kingston and area sites including Thousand Islands National Park, Fort Henry National Historic Site, Kingston Fortifications National Historic Site, and Bellevue House National Historic Site.
Parts 2 and 3 provide detailed case studies of installations, the construction and repair of roads, trains, and bridges, and specific military fronts and battles such as Fort Henry, the Peninsula Campaign of 1862, Vicksburg, Gettysburg, and the Red River.
Clough Williams-Ellis constructed Fort Henry during the 1930s in the style of a ruined fort.
Our summer began on 02 May 2013 with a one-day heritage fair at the reception centre at Fort Henry.
For example, the series of Union naval victories in 1861-62--Hatteras Inlet, Port Royal, Fort Henry, Fort Donelson, New Orleans, Roanoke Island, and Memphis--are shown as a tonic for Northerners at a time when the land war seemed lost in one disaster after another.
He was a member of the Fort Henry Academy of Medicine, the Ohio County Medical Society, the Jacob Schwinn Study Club, the Board of Directors of Temple Shalom, and the Oglebay Institute.
Covering both the well -known events (such as "F is for Franklin," and "Q is for Quincy, Massachusetts,") and persons association with the War for Independence and also some lesser known heroes and heroines, such as "Z is for Betty Zane," a 16 year old girl in Fort Henry, Virginia, who ran back to her cabin for gunpowder to help the patriots fight and risked hostile gunfire by the British troops and Shawnee Indians.
The District 5 events included a Nurses Walk for Health in Greene County at Tusculum City Park, a Johnson City Nurses Walk for Health at Johnson City Mall, and a Kingsport Nurses Walk for Health at Fort Henry Mall on May 2.
After successes at Fort Henry and Fort Donelson, Major General Ulysses S.
Struggle for the Heartland: The Campaigns from Fort Henry to Corinth.
Philadelphia, where Betsy lives with her great-aunt, is described in some detail, as is Betsy's journey west to Pittsburgh and on to join her brothers at Fort Henry when she is 13 years old.

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