Suggested Reading

Fort Donelson

Good reference on Fort Donelson

Eastern National/ NPS

This marvelous booklet features a solid history of the 1862 Campaign for Forts Heiman, Henry and Donelson, written by noted historian, and former park historian, Dr. Benjamin F. Cooling.

It also includes a brief history of a subsequent battle in the area, the February 3, 1863, Battle of Dover.

This book was published and made possible by Eastern National.

http://www.nps.gov/history/history/online_books/civil_war_series/13/index.htm

 
 
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USS Carondelet

NPS

Some additional histories of this battle and campaign, as well as some histories of the park, can be found here.

http://www.nps.gov/history/history/parkhistories_NEW.htm#f

(You may need to scroll down to "F.")

 
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The Civil War Trust

The Civil War Trust, a nonprofit partner of the National Park Service, has a variety of tools, including maps, brief histories, multimedia applications, that will enrich your Civil War curriculum.

You can find all of this here.

www.civilwartrust.org

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