The Eagle has Flown!
The juvenile eagle at Fort Donelson has fledged. The eagles now reside at the Confederate River Batteries, stop #4 on the driving tour. Visitors are encouraged to view and admire, but asked to keep a respectful distance, as this is their home.
Did You Know?
Lew Wallace served on the military tribunal of Lincoln's assassins after the war and was president of the court martial that convicted Henry Wirz, Confederate commandant of Andersonville Prison.