Fort Donelson National Battlefield

Size: 554 Acres

Overview: Here at Fort Donelson in 1862, Ulysses S. Grant and his troops paved the way to victory for Union troops. Their victory “elated the North and stunned the South.” The Confederate fort surrendered to Grant on February 16, leading the way to Union victories at Nashville and Clarksville. 

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