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

    Fort Donelson

    National Battlefield Tennessee

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  • Fort Donelson (Dover Group) Book Club

    Thursday, October 30, 2014

    Discussion of compelling books and stories, chronicling a unique perspective of the Civil War. 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.

 
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The Clarksville Civil War Roundtable features terrific speakers and discussions and meets monthly in Clarksville, Tennessee. You can learn more here.

Did You Know?

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Andrew Foote, commander of the Navy flotilla at Fort Donelson, insisted on total abstinence for the crews, mandatory religious services and observance of the Sabbath, and he himself rarely swore. It was said that he could preach, fight, or pray with equal facility. More...