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

    Fort Donelson

    National Battlefield Tennessee

Park Fun

Fort Donelson Resoure Activities

Hey Kids, click on one of the Natural Resource Actives below, download, then print and have fun!


Word Search (PDF)

Animals for Coloring (PDF)

Word Scramble and Word Search (PDF)

Connect the Dots (PDF)

Landscape for Coloring (PDF)

Coloring Page (PDF)

Did You Know?

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On February 16, 1862, Confederate General Simon B. Buckner surrendered Fort Donelson to Ulysses Grant. Several years later, Buckner would serve as the Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. In 1885, he would serve as a pallbearer to his old friend Ulysses Grant.