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

    Fort Donelson

    National Battlefield Tennessee

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TN Civil War 150th

Tennessee commemorates the 150th

Tennessee is a state rich with Civil War history. You can learn more about how Tennessee will be marking the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War here.

http://www.tnvacation.com/civil-war/

Did You Know?

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There was a significant enslaved population in Stewart County, TN, before and during the 1862 battle. After the Union victories at Forts Heiman, Henry and Donelson, many freedom seeking slaves sought refuge at these forts, even establishing a community near today's Fort Donelson National Cemetery.