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

C.S.A. Headquarters

 
 
C.S.A Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Stahl
1. C.S.A Marker
Inscription.  
C.S.A.
Headquarters
of
Brigadier General John B. Floyd
Brigadier General Gideon J. Pillow
Brigadier General Simon B. Buckner

 
Erected 1930 by War Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 36° 29.323′ N, 87° 50.204′ W. Marker is in Dover, Tennessee, in Stewart County. Marker is on Petty Street north of Pillow Street, on the left when traveling north. The marker is in the parking lot of the Fort Donelson Surrender House or Dover Inn. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dover TN 37058, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rice House (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Rice House (within shouting distance of this marker); Dover Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); 13,000 Prisoners (within shouting distance of this marker); Surrender House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dover Under Fire
C.S.A Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Stahl
2. C.S.A Marker
(about 700 feet away); History of the Stewart County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Stewart County Iron Industry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
 
Also see . . .  The National Park Service's Dover Inn webpage. (Submitted on April 27, 2017, by Brandon Stahl of Fairfax, Virginia.)
 
The Dover Inn (Surrender House) image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Stahl
3. The Dover Inn (Surrender House)
John B. Floyd image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
4. John B. Floyd
Photo taken between 1855 and 1865, Brady Handy Collection
Gideon J. Pillow image. Click for full size.
Internet Archive
5. Gideon J. Pillow
Engraving after a photo by George S. Cook from The Century Magazine Vol. XXIX, No. 2, December 1882.
Simon B. Buckner image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
6. Simon B. Buckner
Photo taken between 1860 and 1870, Civil war photographs, 1861-1865 (Library of Congress).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2017. This page has been viewed 280 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on November 21, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 27, 2017, by Brandon Stahl of Fairfax, Virginia.   4, 5, 6. submitted on November 21, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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