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

    Fort Donelson

    National Battlefield Tennessee

Park Statistics

Park Size: 1007 acres (as of 2010)

Annual Visitation:

Total Visits: 705,397 (Fiscal Year 2010)

Recreational: 208,887

Annual Budget: $1,516,000.00

Staff: 14 Full Time Employees (FTE)

National Designation:

National Military Park:March 26, 1928

National Battlefield:August 16, 1985

Infrastructure:

Roads: 3 Miles

Bridges: 3 Footbridges

Buildings: 13

Recreational Resources:

Visitor Center
: 1

Hiking Trails: 5.7 Miles

Picnic Tables: 13

Did You Know?

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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.