Confederate States Order of Battle
Fort Donelson Confederate States of America Order of Battle
Brigadier General John B. Floyd, Commanding
Brigadier General Gideon J. Pillow's Division
Colonel Nathan B. Forrest's Cavalry Brigade
Colonel John W. Head's Fort Donelson Garrison Units
United States War Department tablet showing Confederate troop strengths and estimated casualties from the 1862 Battle of Fort Donelson.
Did You Know?
At the time of the 1862 battle, a six-gun Tennessee battery was located where the visitor center is located today. Porter's Battery saw extensive action during the battle, and had many killed, wounded, and taken prisoner. Captain Thomas Porter was seriously wounded during the battle.