Battle of Forts Henry and Donelson February 4-16, 1862 Gaining Forts Henry and Donelson would continue the Anaconda Plan for the Union by gaining access to different big cities within the South and gaining access to two main rivers
-------Review------- -How many Confederate ships were captured by the Union through the Blockade? -How much Confederate Merchandise was confiscated through the Blockade? -Where are forts Henry and Donelson? -Why did Lloyd Tilghman not have a great opportunity to defend Fort Henry? -What were the Number of soldiers for the Union and confederacy at Fort Donelson? -What is significant about the union victory at these two forts?