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

    Fort Donelson

    National Battlefield Tennessee

Virtual Tour

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Fort Donelson Map, showing improved tour route.
National Park Service
 
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Use your smartphone or computer to do a virtual tour of Fort Donelson!

Visit fortdonelson.toursphere.com.

(No charge to do this...your only cost would be minutes or data, according to your plan.)

Did You Know?

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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.