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Travel/Tennessee: A stirring Civil War site

Discussion in 'The Civil War Traveler's Companion' started by CMWinkler, Mar 7, 2017.

  1. CMWinkler

    CMWinkler Brigadier General Moderator Forum Host

    Oct 17, 2012
    Middle Tennessee
    Travel/Tennessee: A stirring Civil War site
    Sun, 03/05/2017 - 7:00am | The News-Gazette
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    The sign for the Fort Donelson National Battlefield near Dover, Tenn.
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    Lew Wallace, the Civil War Union general and author of "Ben Hur," once wrote this about Dover, Tenn.: "It was a village unknown to fame, meager in population, architecturally poor." Little has changed in 155 years. Located 67 miles west/northwest of Nashville on the Cumberland River, this town would in most cases be bypassed by people on their way to the home of country music.

    More: http://www.news-gazette.com/living/2017-03-05/traveltennessee-stirring-civil-war-site.html
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