• The legendary battle between Confederate guns and US ironclads at Fort Donelson, February 14, 1862.

    Fort Donelson

    National Battlefield Tennessee

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CONTACT US

The success of this and all of our other National Parks depends on the support of our visitors and constituents.

Our mailing address is below:


By Mail P.O. Box 434 Dover, TN 37058-0434

For Visitor questions, needs, and information about the park, please call (between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, CST):

Visitor Center (931)232-5706 x 101 Fax (931)232-4085

To make arrangements for a Parks as Classrooms visit to Fort Donelson National Battlefield, to arrange a Park Ranger visit to your classroom, or to inquire about "traveling trunks", please call:

(931)232-5706, ext. 103

To make arrangements for a Park Ranger to come and speak to your organization, please call (Advanced notice required):

(931)232-5706, ext. 108

For questions related to the administration of Fort Donelson National Battlefield, please call:

Administrative Offices: (931)232-5348 (931)232-6331 (fax)

We thank you for your support of your National Parks.

 

Did You Know?

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There was a significant enslaved population in Stewart County, TN, before and during the 1862 battle. After the Union victories at Forts Heiman, Henry and Donelson, many freedom seeking slaves sought refuge at these forts, even establishing a community near today's Fort Donelson National Cemetery.