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Fort Donelson

Battle Facts

11 Feb 1862 - 16 Feb 1862

Outcome: Union victory: Confederate army under Simon Bolivar Buckner surrenders to Grant, Union gains control of Cumberland River

40,702 Troops

Union

Commander(s)Ulysses S Grant Andrew H Foote
  • 2,691 Casualties
  • 507 Killed
  • 1,976 Wounded
  • 208 Missing & Captured

Confederacy

Commander(s)Simon Bolivar Buckner Gideon J Pillow John B Floyd
  • 13,846 Casualties
  • 327 Killed
  • 1,127 Wounded
  • 12,392 Missing & Captured

16,537 Casualties