Dover in Stewart County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
General Grant's letter to Confederate General Buckner
"No terms except unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted."
"...to accept the ungenerous and unchivalrous terms which you propose."
Erected by Fort Donelson National Battlefield - National Park Service - Department of the Interior.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US CivilFormer U.S. Presidents: #18 Ulysses S. Grant series list.
Location. 36° 29.338′ N, 87° 50.191′ W. Marker is in Dover, Tennessee, in Stewart County. Marker is on Petty Street, on the right when traveling north. Located at stop ten, Dover Hotel, of the driving tour of 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. 13,000 Prisoners (a few steps from this marker); C.S.A Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Rice House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Rice House (within shouting distance of this marker); Surrender House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dover Under Fire (approx. 0.2 miles 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 . . . Fort Donelson. National Park Service site. (Submitted on December 5, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 654 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.