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Fort Donelson National Military Park, Tennessee

by United States. National Park Service

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., 1862

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE472.97 .U55 1962
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet ([6] pages) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25937151M
    OCLC/WorldCa755746049

    Denver, CO, Denver Service Center, US National Park Service, pp. Bearss, Edwin C. "Unconditional surrender: the fall of Fort Donelson." THQ 21 (), pp. (reprinted by Fort Donelson National Military Park) "A Confederate private at Fort Donelson, " AHR 31 (), pp. Confederate States of America. Fort Donelson National Battlefield preserves Fort Donelson and Fort Heiman, two sites of the American Civil War Forts Henry and Donelson Campaign, in which Union Army Brigadier General Ulysses S. Grant and Flag Officer Andrew Hull Foote captured three Confederate forts and opened two rivers, the Tennessee River and the Cumberland River, to control by the Union Navy. The commanders received Area: 1, acres ( ha) acres ( ha) federal.

      Fort Donelson National Battlefield is located in North Central Tennessee about 80 miles northwest of Nashville. The 1,acre park is the site of the first significant Union victory of the Civil War. The American Civil War: A Military History by John Keegan: The Army of Tennessee by Stanley Fitzgerald Horn: The Battle of Fort Donelson by James J. Hamilton: The campaigns for Fort Donelson: A review by Stephen E. Ambrose: The Civil War, a narrative: Fort Donelson to Memphis by Shelby Foote: The Coastal War: Chesapeake Bay to Rio Grande by.

    04/20/ National Park Week - Monday, April 20 Military Monday While established as Fort Donelson National Military Park in , the primary activity of interpretation and demonstration is of Civil War on: National Cemetery Drive, Dover, , TN. Fort Donelson National Battlefield, with units in Dover, Tennessee, and in New Concord, Kentucky, provides visitors with a wide range of historical, educational, and recreational activities. Built on the banks of the Cumberland River, the acre Civil War-era fort is a main point of interest in the park, which also includes the visitor center.


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Fort Donelson National Military Park, Tennessee by United States. National Park Service Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Fort Donelson will hereafter be marked in Capitals on the maps of our United Country " Brigadier General Ulysses S. Grant was becoming quite famous as he wrote these words following the surrender of Confederate Fort Donelson on Sunday, Febru Scale ca.LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), Illustrates the descriptive leaflet.

The map indicates the park boundary, earthworks, roads, and "tactical disposition of troops on the night of Feb. 15, " Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

National Park Service Logo National Park Service. Search. This Site All NPS. Shiloh National Military Park contains historic sites like the battlefield of Shiloh, the battlefield of Corinth, and a National Cemetery. Mammoth Cave National Park Mammoth Cave in Kentucky is the world's longest known cave system, with more than miles explored, and one of.

Fort Donelson National Battlefield - National Cemetery Drive, Dover, Tennessee - Rated based on Reviews "This is a very well maintained /5(). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Administrative history: Fort Donelson National Military Park, Dover, Tennessee [Peterson, Gloria] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Administrative history: Fort Donelson National Military Park, Dover, TennesseeAuthor: Gloria Peterson.

Fort Donelson National Military Park, Tennessee Tennessee by United States. National Park Service. Publication date Topics Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., Collection lincolncollection; americana Digitizing sponsor Friends of The Lincoln Collection of Indiana, : 8.

Restaurants near Fort Donelson National Battlefield: ( mi) The Dover Grille ( mi) Taco John's ( mi) The Dip Dairy Freeze ( mi) Cafe Doughver ( mi) The Coffee Camp; View all restaurants near Fort Donelson National Battlefield on Tripadvisor $/5().

- Explore chuck's board "Fort Donelson", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about American civil war, War and History pins. The Battle of Fort Donelson was fought from February 11–16,in the Western Theater of the American Civil Union capture of the Confederate fort near the Tennessee–Kentucky border opened the Cumberland River, an important avenue for the invasion of the Union's success also elevated Brig.

Gen. Ulysses S. Grant from an obscure and largely unproven leader to the rank of Location: Fort Donelson, Stewart County, Tennessee. The road to Appomattox and the presidency of the United States began for Ulysses S. Grant at Fort Donelson. Fort Donelson National Battlefield, initially established as Fort Donelson National Military Park instands today as a monument to the starting point of these important events.

Archeological excavations in the water batteries at Fort Donelson National Military Park, Tennessee [Lee H Hanson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Lee H Hanson.

Other articles where Fort Donelson National Military Park is discussed: Cumberland River: Fort Donelson National Military Park, in northern Tennessee on the Cumberland, commemorates the American Civil War battle that opened the Tennessee River to Union troops.

The Fort Heiman unit of Fort Donelson National Battlefield(Calloway County) and the rest of the area played a critical role in the Civil War. After the fall of Fort Donelson, the South was forced to give up southern Kentucky and much of Middle and West Tennessee.

Fort Donelson National Military Park, Stewart County, Tennessee. Restored earthworks fort. The upper and lower batteries have been restored and populated with period cannons.

Included in the park but off-site from the main fort is the restored Dover Hotel which was the site of the surrender of the fort. The on-site visitor center is currently. The majority of the park belongs to Tennessee although this property is shared between both Tennessee and Kentucky.

When the park was first established, it was named Fort Donelson National Military Park. The management of the national military park and national cemetery were handed over to the National Park Service in   The Battle of Fort Donelson (February) was one of the Union’s first major victories in the American Civil War ().

A week after capturing Fort. Majority of the park belongs to Dover, Tennessee (where the Battle of Fort Donelson was held in). Both the national military park and national cemetery are managed by the National Park Service under the War Department.

The park aims to protect the original battle site along with the ruins of the forts and river batteries within the property. The Fort Donelson Memorial Trail is a history rich educational 10 mile outdoor hiking experience through the most interesting areas of the Fort Donelson and Dover TN battlefield areas located in the Fort Donelson National Military Park.

The National Military Park is located in Dover TN approximately 30 miles west of Clarksville TN. National Park Service. 1 map:; col ;; 13 x 21 cm, on sheet 60 x 21 cm, folded to 10 x 21 cm.

Washington, D.C.: National Park Service, Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: GF63 U5 McPherson, James Birdseye; Corp Author United States Army Corps of : Greg March.Use this simple form to find hotels, motels, and other lodging near Fort Donelson National Battlefield.

If you need help finding a hotel that is still open, call us at Address: Fort Donelson Park Road, Dover, TN Zoom in (+) to see interstate exits, Location: South 12th Street, Murray, KY Fort Donelson National Battlefield.

It was a battle that started to cement, even though a shock to the Confederacy and a boon to the north. The cement would be the beginning of the Union taking Tennessee, of Ulysses S. Grant cementing his place as a powerful general not only capable in the western theatre, but by the end of the war, of saving the Union from coast to coast.