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

    Fort Donelson

    National Battlefield Tennessee

Event Details

  • 02/16/2014

    Dover Hotel
    Location: Dover Hotel, Stop #10 on the driving tour. | Map Time: 1:00 PM Fee Information: None Contact Name: Douglas J. Richardson Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: (931)232-5706, ext. 108

On this date, 152 years ago, Confederate General Simon B. Buckner surrendered Fort Donelson, its garrison, and himself, to US Brigadier General Ulysses S. Grant.

On February 16, 2014, Fort Donelson National Battlefield will commemorate this momentous occasion. General Grant and General Buckner will make an appearance.

A brief commemoration will be held at the Dover Hotel, along Petty Street, in Dover Tennessee at 1:00 PM. Parking is limited at the site.