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Tennessee (Stewart County), Model — 3C 35 — Fort HenryFeb. 6, 1862
About 4 mi. N. this was one of two forts erected to deny Tennessee River to the Federals. Ft. Heiman faced it from the Kentucky side. It was surrendered following naval bombardment, to Flag Officer A.H. Foote, USN, by Brig. Gen. Lloyd Tilghman, CSA, . . . — Map (db m82953) HM
Tennessee (Stewart County), Model — 3C 61 — Site of Fort HenryFebruary 6, 1862
This site of the first Union attack on river routes in the West lies below Kentucky Lake. Only the easternmost rifle pits remain above water. Because of the high water in the fort, only Capt. Taylor's Co. B. First Regt. Tenn. Art., stayed to slow . . . — Map (db m21282) HM
Tennessee (Stewart County), Model — 3C 32 — Advance on Fort DonelsonFeb.11-12,1862
Here was formerly a road following a telegraph line between Dover and Tennessee River. Following Ft. Henry’s capture, Grant’s Army of the Ohio marched on Ft. Donelson in two columns, the northernmost on this road. Leading in battle formation was the . . . — Map (db m21295) HM

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