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

    Fort Donelson

    National Battlefield Tennessee

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  • The Eagle has Flown!

    The juvenile eagle at Fort Donelson has fledged. The eagles now reside at the Confederate River Batteries, stop #4 on the driving tour. Visitors are encouraged to view and admire, but asked to keep a respectful distance, as this is their home.

Event Details

  • 02/16/2014

    Location: Fort Donelson National Cemetery Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Doug Richardson Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: (931) 232-5706, ext. 108

Fort Donelson National Cemetery is the final resting place of 670 Union soldiers from the American Civil War, plus many Veterans of other wars and conflicts America has been involved in.

The Fort Donelson Camp, Sons of Union Veterans, will offer a brief memorial service at Fort Donelson National Cemetery. All are welcome to attend.

There is limited parking at the front entrance to the Cemetery. Additional parking is below, at the "Ranger Station" and in the rear of the Cemetery. Persons needing assistance are asked to please call (931) 232-5706, ext. 108 for help.