Dover in Stewart County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
— Johnson's Division —
Brigadier General Bushrod R. Johnson's Division
Colonel Adolphus Heiman's Brigade
On February 13, 1862, assaulted by Morrison's Brigade, the battery did effective work in repelling the attack.
On February 14, anticipating another attack, one section of the battery moved down the hill and covered the approaches along the valley.
On February 15, the battery assisted in the attack on the Federal lines.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is February 13, 1862.
Location. 36° 28.742′ N, 87° 50.978′ W. Marker is in Dover, Tennessee, in Stewart County. Marker can be reached from Sandy Road, on the right when traveling north. Located at Maney's Battery, on a trail following the outer Confederate entrenchments, in Fort Donelson National Battlefield. 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. Heiman's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Morrison's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Trenches (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wharton's Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away); Forrest's Cavalry (approx. ¼ mile away); French's Battery (approx. ¼ mile away); Confederate Breakout (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Confederate Breakout (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
Also see . . . Fort Donelson. National Park Service site. (Submitted on November 28, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 704 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on November 28, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 2. submitted on November 27, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on November 28, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.