Daniel Smith Donelson Photo

Daniel Smith Donelson

Born: Jun 23, 1801

Death: Apr 17, 1863

Birthplace: Sumner County

Nationality: United States

Daniel Smith Donelson

Date of Birth : Jun 23, 1801
Date of Death : Apr 17, 1863
Birth Place : Sumner County

Daniel Smith Donelson was a Tennessee politician, and nephew of President Andrew Jackson. The historic river-port of Fort Donelson was named for him as a Brigadier in the Tennessee militia, early in the American Civil War, in which he went on to serve as a Confederate general, notably at Perryville and Stones River.


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