This Week in Military History

Battle of Fort Donelson (1862)

02/14/2021 | 2m 5s | Video has closed captioning.

In this week in military history, we explore the Battle of Fort Donelson which took place in the Western Theater of the American Civil War in 1862. The battle was part of a series of battles meant to cut Confederate supply lines and stop river traffic in support of the Confederacy.

Aired: 02/14/21

Rating: NR

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This Week in Military History is a local public television program presented by WTTW.