Get the most out of your Civil War battlefield visit by exploring these recommended To-Dos.
See where U.S. Grant earned the moniker of "Unconditional Surrender" Grant and how he gained the admiration of a nation desperate for heroes.
The hotel was Confederate headquarters during the battle and a Union hospital in the aftermath. Grant and Buckner worked out the details of the surrender of Fort Donelson here.
The cemetery at Fort Donelson is the final resting place of 670 Union soldiers, including fourteen U.S.C.T.
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The Civil War 150: An Essential To-Do List for the 150th Anniversary features top suggestions for the tours, museums, books, movies and other activities that every true Civil War aficionado should seek out during the four-year sesquicentennial commemoration.