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

Rice House

 
 
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By Brandon Stahl
1. Rice House Marker
Inscription. Site of Gen. Gideon Pillow's headquarters where on the night of February 15, 1862, the principle Confederate commanders met to decide the fate of Fort Donelson.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 36° 29.308′ N, 87° 50.213′ W. Marker is in Dover, Tennessee, in Stewart County. Marker is at the intersection of Pillow Street and Petty Street, on the right when traveling east on Pillow Street. Touch for map. Marker is located next to the parking lot of the Fort Donelson Surrender House. 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. A different marker also named Rice House (a few steps from this marker); C.S.A Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Dover Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); 13,000 Prisoners (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Surrender House (about 300 feet away); History of the Stewart County Courthouse (about 800 feet away); The Stewart County Iron Industry (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Battle of Dover/Confederate Mass Grave (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Donelson
Rice House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Stahl
2. Rice House Marker
. (Submitted on April 27, 2017, by Brandon Stahl of Fairfax, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 27, 2017, by Brandon Stahl of Fairfax, Virginia. This page has been viewed 149 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 27, 2017, by Brandon Stahl of Fairfax, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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