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