Weather Alert: Park Visitor Center and Tour Road Gates Closed December 6
The Fort Donelson visitor center, the main tour road gate, and the gate at Graves' Battery (stop #7) will be closed beginning Friday, December 6, 2013, in anticipation of a major weather event that will likely result in significant ice accumulation. More »
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All are welcome to be part of a new exciting opportunity in Dover...the Fort Donelson Civil War Roundtable. Each month a guest speaker will explore fascinating topics and personalities. You can learn more here.
Click here to watch and listen to a brief explanation as to why battlefield re-enactments are not permitted on National Park Service lands.
The Clarksville Civil War Roundtable features terrific speakers and discussions and meets monthly in Clarksville, Tennessee. You can learn more here.
Did You Know?
BG Charles F. Smith, a division commander under BG US Grant during the Battle of Fort Donelson, was Commandant of Cadets during Grants and Buckner’s time at West Point.