Dover in Stewart County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Foote's Gunboat Flotilla
Flag Officer Andrew H. Foote
Flag officer Andrew Hull Foote, a veteran of nearly 40 years of naval service, commanded the Union's Western Flotilla. Blunt and of implacable resolve, Foote, like Grant, believed the best way to defeat an enemy was to attack him.
Erected by Fort Donelson National Battlefield - National Park Service - Department of the Interior.
Location. 36° 29.688′ 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. Exchanging Iron Valentines (here, next to this marker); Control the Rivers and Railroads (here, next to this marker); Reconstructed Powder Magazine (here, next to this marker); The River Batteries (a few steps from this marker); Gun Positions (within shouting distance of this marker); Powder Magazine (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Upper Water Battery (about 400 feet away); With Admirable Precision (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Dover.
Also see . . . Fort Donelson. National Park Service site. (Submitted on November 23, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 553 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.