CIVIL WAR JOURNEYS
Tennessee Winter: Fort Donelson, Stones River & Franklin
Featuring Highly Regarded Civil War Historians:
-Thomas Cartwright -Larry Daniel -Greg Biggs
Headquarters for this tour will be Drury Plaza Hotel Nashville-Franklin located at 1874 West McEwen Drive Franklin, TN 37067 Tele 615-771-6778 Civil War Journeys has reserved a block of rooms for tour participants at the rate of $149 per night plus applicable taxes. This three-day tour will begin Thursday evening at 8PM at the Drury Plaza Hotel with a lecture by the noted Tennessee Civil War historian Greg Biggs.
Friday Day 1 We will devote the day to U. S. Grant’s operations at Fort Donelson. Our tour with Greg Biggs will start at the visitor’s center and several interpretive stops within Fort Donelson. We’ll afford coverage to C. F. Smith’s attack on February 13 probing the Confederate defenses. Our tour will also make several stops to examine the Confederate breakout attempt on February 15 along with the decisive assault by Gen. Smith’s division which led to the surrender of the Confederate garrison. Stops will also be made at the Dover Hotel, National Cemetery and Fort Heiman.