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Anniversary of Ft. Donelson Battle Bonds Dover

Dan Griggs and Joanna Bailey rehearse a scene from "The Battle of Fort Donelson: A Retrospective."

The Battle of Fort Donelson took place near Dover, Tennessee 150 years ago. The battle lasted six days and ended in surrender to Union forces. Today, residents of Dover are commemorating that battle with a series of events. Rose Krzton-Presson visited Dover and spoke with community members about how the town’s history has shaped what it is today.

"The Battle of For Donelson: A Retrospective" runs this weekend at Rose Ella Village in Dover. For more anniversary events, click here.

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