Confederate Monument

Confederate Monument

Park Staff

Erected by the Tennessee Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1933, the Confederate Monument commemorates the Southern soldiers who fought and died at Fort Donelson. The exact location of Confederate graves is unknown.

The Confederate Monument January 2011

Connie Wilson, NPS Volunteer

During the Battle of Fort Donelson, the weather was often brutally cold, snowy, and icy. Many soldiers on both sides of the conflict endured harsh conditions. This is how the Confederate Monument looked on January 27, 2011, after an evening of snow.

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