Various size mortar rounds. Eight stone ordnance mortar rounds excavated about 30 or 40 feet from Morter and French's Battery. These were never used as there were no mortars at Fort Donelson. They were used at West Point as practice rounds.
Photograph of Dr. John H. Buford, a Confederate medic who served in the cavalry during the Civil War. He fought in the Battles of Forts Henry and Donelson. Buford later became a doctor serving the Lesbia community in Stewart County.
Crayon print of James Washington Smith, Dover resident credited with showing Nathan Bedford Forrest and his Confederate troops an escape route from Grant's encirclement at Fort Donelson, February 1862.
Photograph of married couple, Confederate veteran, joined Brown's 55th Cavalry from Benton County. His regiment was absorbed by Co. A, 24th Infantry. He was wounded in the Battle of Shiloh, although not severely. May have been captured and then...