16 U.S. Code §428h. Ascertaining and marking line of battle

Section Text

It shall be lawful for the authorities of any State having troops engaged in the Battle of Fort Donelson to enter upon the lands and approaches of the Fort Donelson National Battlefield for the purpose of ascertaining and marking the lines of battle of troops engaged therein: Provided, That before any such lines are permanently designated, the position of the lines and the proposed methods of marking them by monuments, tablets, or otherwise shall be submitted to the Secretary of the Interior and shall first receive the written approval of the Secretary.

Editorial Notes

CHANGE OF NAME "Fort Donelson National Battlefield" substituted in text for "Fort Donelson National Military Park" in view of redesignation of Fort Donelson National Military Park as Fort Donelson National Battlefield by Pub. L. 86–738. See section 428n of this title.TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Transfer of administrative functions of park, see note set out under section 428 of this title.


16 U.S.C. § 428h (2018)