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Fort Donelson National Cemetery

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Dover, TN
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Small, Peaceful, and Scienic

This is a beautiful small cemetery where veterans from all eras can be buried. It is a natural... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2017
Gerry T
Interesting Civil War Cemetery

This is a small but well preserved Civil War cemetery, one of the oldest, with graves of the Union... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2017
Hoosiercritic
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West Lafayette, Indiana
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Thousands of Civil War soldiers were buried at this site.
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

This is a beautiful small cemetery where veterans from all eras can be buried. It is a natural extension to your visit to Fort Donelson and is not that time consuming to see. You can spend some pleasant time there hiking or just observing nature...More

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Reviewed October 31, 2017

This is a small but well preserved Civil War cemetery, one of the oldest, with graves of the Union soldiers lost in this battle (and other veterans of conflicts since.)

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

my husband makes a ride thru this park everyday .A very beautiful park form the eagles to the river lots of history and a very nice place to visit come see our little town and enjoy.

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Reviewed August 31, 2017 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.

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Reviewed August 8, 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
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Reviewed August 7, 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
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Reviewed July 26, 2017

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

Thank Acescott
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Reviewed July 20, 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
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Reviewed June 26, 2017

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

Thank TonyTTA
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Reviewed June 19, 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
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