Fort Donelson National Battlefield


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Fort Donelson National Battlefield

Address:PO Box 434
Dover, TN 37058

Phone:931-232-5706
Fax:931-232-4085
Web: www.nps.gov/fodo/
Size: 552 acres (park) and 15 acres (cemetery).
Established: Established as National Military Park on March 26, 1928; redesignated on August 9, 1985.
Location:One mile west of Dover, Tennessee, and 3 miles east of Land Between the Lakes on US 79.
Facilities:Rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Hiking, auto touring.
Special Features:The first major victory for the Union Army in the Civil War occurred here in February of 1862 under the leadership of Ulysses S. Grant. Fort Donelson (Dover) National Cemetery (1,842 interments; 504 unidentified) adjoins the park.

See other parks in Tennessee.
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Species of amphibians and reptiles documented from January 2004 through August 2005 at Fort Donelson National Battlefield along with sampling methods (DF = Drift Fence, HS = Haphazard Searches, RC = Road Cruising, RP = Random Plots, SS = Stream Searches, and TT = Tin Transect) detected by and numbers of individuals encountered overall and in each major habitat recognized on the area.
Fort Donelson National Battlefield. Available via the internet.
The sites range from Fort Donelson National Battlefield in Tennessee to the privately owned John Brown's headquarters in Maryland.

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