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Dover in Stewart County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Powder Magazine

 
 
Powder Magazine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 4, 2010
1. Powder Magazine Marker
Inscription. These earthworks are the remains of the powder magazine for the Upper River Battery. Accounts of the period contain no information about its size, shape, or manner of construction.
 
Location. 36° 29.656′ N, 87° 51.326′ W. Marker is in Dover, Tennessee, in Stewart County. Marker is on Lock D Loop, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located at stop 4, the river batteries, on the driving tour of Fort Donelson National Battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: Dover TN 37058, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. With Admirable Precision (within shouting distance of this marker); The Upper Water Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Gun Positions (within shouting distance of this marker); The River Batteries (within shouting distance of this marker); Foote's Gunboat Flotilla (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Exchanging Iron Valentines (about 300 feet away); Control the Rivers and Railroads (about 300 feet away); Reconstructed Powder Magazine (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Dover.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Donelson. National Park Service site. (Submitted on November 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Marker and Upper River Battery image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 4, 2010
2. Marker and Upper River Battery
 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Powder Magazine Remains image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 4, 2010
3. Powder Magazine Remains
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 370 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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