Statement Of Sen. Alexander - Fort Donelson National Battlefield

Posted on February 12, 2004

On Wednesday, Feb. 11, the Senate Energy Committee approved a bill, S.534, to expand the boundaries of Fort Donelson National Battlefield. As chairman of the Senate Energy Subcommittee, Sen. Lamar Alexander made the following statement: "Fort Donelson was the site of a significant Civil War battle in February of 1862. I am pleased that the Senate Energy Committee approved this bill. It is important for Congress to do all it can to preserve the history of our state and this nation."