Civil War Series
6:40 am
Mon February 6, 2012

Historians Mark the 150th Anniversary of the Battles of Fort Henry and Fort Donelson

WKU Civil War Historian Glenn La Fantasie and WKU Military Historian Jack Thacker say the signficance of these battles in Northern Tennessee may have been more important than some people have thought in the past.

The WKU Historians say these battles deprived the Confederacy of troops that might have been pivotal later in the year at Shiloh.  Dan Modlin talks with them.