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.
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. Touch for map. Located at stop ten,
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); History of the Stewart County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles 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. National Park Service site. (Submitted on December 5, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 541 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.