Dover in Stewart County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Where did they go?
Most of the enlisted men were taken to prison camps in Illinois and Indiana; most of the officers went to camps in Ohio and Massachusetts:
Camps Douglas & Butler
Chicago & Springfield, Illinois
Columbus & Sandusky, Ohio
Erected by Fort Donelson National Battlefield - National Park Service - Department of the Interior.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is February 16, 1862.
Location. 36° 29.344′ N, 87° 50.182′ 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. Dover Hotel (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 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Surrender House (about 500 feet away); Dover Under Fire (approx. 0.2 miles away); To All Who Served (approx. 0.2 miles away); History of the Stewart County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 781 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 6, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 5. submitted on May 10, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia.