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

Federal Troops and Casualties at Fort Donelson

U.S.A.

 
 
Federal Troops and Casualties at Fort Donelson Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 4, 2010
1. Federal Troops and Casualties at Fort Donelson Tablet
Inscription.
McClearnand's Division strength 8000, killed 311, wounded 1058, missing 183 - Aggregate 1552
Oglesby's Brigade killed 184, wounded 603, missing 66 - Aggregate 853
Wallace's Brigade killed 99, wounded 350, missing 98 - Aggregate 547
Morrison's Brigade killed 28, wounded 105, missing 19 - Aggregate 152

Smith's Division strength 7000*, killed 145, wounded 819, missing 23 - Aggregate 987
McArthur's Brigade killed 69, wounded 340, missing 20 - Aggregate 429
Cook's Brigade killed 10, wounded 109, missing 2 - Aggregate 121
Lauman's Brigade killed 55, wounded 301, missing 1 - Aggregate 357
Smith's Brigade killed 11, wounded 69 - aggregate 80

Wallace's Division strength 6500*, killed 44, wounded 231, missing 18 - Aggregate 293
Cruft's Brigade killed 35, wounded 182, missing 16 - Aggregate 233
Thayer's Brigade killed 9, wounded 39, missing 2 - Aggregate 50

Artillery Not Brigaded wounded 10 - Aggregate 10

Total strength 21,500*, killed 500, wounded 2,108, missing 244 - Aggregate 2,832

* Estimated
 
Location. 36° 28.952′ N, 87° 51.759′ W. Marker is in Dover, Tennessee, in Stewart County. Marker is on Fort Donelson Park Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map.
Fort Donelson Casualty Tablets image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 4, 2010
2. Fort Donelson Casualty Tablets
Located at the visitor center in the 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. Confederate Troops and Casualties at Fort Donelson (here, next to this marker); Fort Donelson (a few steps from this marker); 6-pounder Gun (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Porter's Battery (about 300 feet away); Confederate Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Donelson Confederate Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Graves' Battery (approx. mile away); Buckner's Division (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Fort Donelson. Official reports and other accounts of the battle. (Submitted on November 14, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Park Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 4, 2010
3. Park Entrance
Looking from the visitor center parking area over Confederate Trenches toward the park entrance. The cannon in the foreground is a 6-pdr Model 1841 Field Gun.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 521 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 14, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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