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

    Fort Donelson

    National Battlefield Tennessee

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  • Saturday's Civil War Singers Concert Relocated Because of Heat

    This Saturday's Civil War Singers concert, originally scheduled for the River Batteries, has been moved to the park's visitor center, still scheduled for 6:00 PM. High temperatures are expected for the next few days in this area.

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The embrasures at Fort Donelson were constructed of sand bags lined with rawhide. The rawhide was wet down to prevent the bags from catching fire during an engagement.