Photos & Multimedia
It has been said that a picture is worth a thousand words. Please visit the Photo Gallery page and explore the battlefield through the virtual tour, see our American Bald Eagles, and the many scenic, natural and cultural resources which make Fort Donelson National Battlefield the treasure it truly has become.
Did You Know?
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.