Advance On Fort Donelson

Advance On Fort Donelson (HM1I8C)

Location: Dover, TN 37058 Stewart County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 28.453', W 87° 57.36'

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Feb 11-12, 1862

Here was the "Ridge Road" from Ft. Henry to Ft. Donelson. After Ft. Henry's capture, Grant marched the southernmost column of the Army of the Ohio on Ft. Donelson along this route. Leading in battle formation was the 1st Brig., 1st Div., Col. R.J. Oglesby, followed by the 3rd Brig., Col. W.R. Morrison, and part of the 3rd Div., Brig. Gen. Lewis Wallace; part of this division went by river.
HM NumberHM1I8C
Marker Number3C 33
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, December 8th, 2014 at 9:02am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 414355 N 4036972
Decimal Degrees36.47421667, -87.95600000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 28.453', W 87° 57.36'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 28' 27.18" N, 87° 57' 21.6" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)931
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901-1091 Old Tennessee 76, Dover TN 37058, US
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