Feb. 6, 1862About 4 mi. N. this one of two forts erected to deny Tennessee River to the Federals. Ft. Heiman faced it from the Kentucky side. It was surrendered following naval bombardment, to Flag Officer A.H. Foote, USN, by Brig. Gen. Lloyd Tilghman, CSA, who had about 60 men remaining. From there, U.S. Grant marched his Army of the Ohio to besiege Ft. Donelson.
|Marker Number||3C 35|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 1:05am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 409180 N 4035041|
|Decimal Degrees||36.45633333, -88.01353333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 27.38', W 88° 0.812'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 27' 22.80" N, 88° 0' 48.72" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1100 Fort Henry Rd, Dover TN 37058, US|
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