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Fort Donelson National Cemetery

Dover, TN
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Peaceful Place

I enjoy visiting cemeteries. They are a peaceful place where you can meditate on the past. This is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
959howardb
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Calhoun
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Beautiful and quaint..

We had a burial ceremony for a family member. This is a fitting place for a veteran to be laid to... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
E B
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Thousands of Civil War soldiers were buried at this site.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good37%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“civil war” (8 reviews)
“lives lost” (2 reviews)
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Dover, TN
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoy visiting cemeteries. They are a peaceful place where you can meditate on the past. This is a well maintained place. It is in the middle of a residential area. Definitely worth taking time for a short visit on your trip.

Thank 959howardb
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We had a burial ceremony for a family member. This is a fitting place for a veteran to be laid to rest. The Park staff were kind and helpful. It is very solemn and quiet and in a perfect location. It is well kept and...More

Thank E B
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Like other reviewers, I was unable to spend much time here, because it was close to closing time (and there was a storm coming). But I found it to be peaceful and well-kept, and there are some hiking paths nearby if one has the time....More

Thank Kyle H
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Nicely kept cemetery. The office building is a copy of others I've seen. Good picture opportunities.

Thank Acescott
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Visited here while visiting the battlefield. Worth driving over to see. Didn't get to spend much time here because they were about to close for the day. Very well maintained grounds.

Thank christydcathey
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Well maintained cemetery with graves from all our wars. Always struck by the number of unmarked graves from the Civil War

Thank TonyTTA
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Did not spend a lot of time here, but it is a beautiful cemetery. The have a small building and interpretive center where you can pick up a brochure and map of the cemetery.

Thank jdssr2016
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is up a winding road and will come up quick on the left. A small area with small graves, a nice memorial all around, if you are looking for large monuments like some other battlefield parks, this one is more traditional with just headstones

Thank Zephyr_Travel
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

A beautiful cemetery, tombs still had the Christmas reefs on them.We had to stop and pay our respect to the fallen.

Thank Ayla M
Reviewed 24 October 2016

In 1867, Fort Donelson Cemetery was established as the final resting for Union soldiers and sailors initially buried in the Fort Donelson area. Today the national cemetery contains both Civil War veterans and veterans who have served the United States since that time. Many spouses...More

Thank Jesse R
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