Battle of Fort Henry

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  The Homeplace 1850s Farm in Land Between the Lakes is commemorating the 155th anniversary of a Civil War battle in far western Kentucky and northwest Tennessee this weekend.

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The Battle of Fort Henry was fought on February 6, 1862, in western Tennessee and was the first important victory for the Union led by Ulysses S. Grant, in the Western Theater during the Civil War. Dover historian Susan "Ski" Witzofsky previews her February 8th program for the 152nd Anniversary of Fort Henry's construction, battle and legacy.