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Experience Life During the Civil War as Portrayed at Land Between the Lakes The Homeplace

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will be adding a new Civil War themed program in honor of the sesquicentennial or 150th anniversary of the start of the American Civil War.

The program, “Civil War Comes to The Homeplace,” will be held at The Homeplace, a living history farm on the Tennessee portion of LBL, Saturday, December 8th, from 10:00am-4:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next meeting is September 19th, 2012

 

The 102nd meeting

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, September 19th at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Gateway Hospital. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall. The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public. Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed.

The meetings topic is “Redemption: The 71st Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War”

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Fort Donelson Civil War Roundtable to meet on January 19th in Dover, TN

 

Fort Donelson Civil War RoundtableDover, TN – On Thursday January 19th at 7:00pm the Fort Donelson Civil War Roundtable will be hosting Historian Karel Lea Biggs as she speaks about Life in Occupied Tennessee. The Fort Donelson Civil War Round Table meets in the Stewart County Visitor’s Center in Dover, Tn.

Mrs. Biggs presentation will tell the story of life in middle Tennessee, especially Nashville, during the Union Occupation. Her presentation takes a step back from the military aspect of the war and looks at the Civilian aspect of the war. This is especially significant as the Dover/Clarksville areas would be some of the longest occupied areas of the war.

The men of the 48th Tennessee Infantry at Camp Douglas after their fight at Fort Donelson

The men of the 48th Tennessee Infantry at Camp Douglas after their fight at Fort Donelson

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Fort Donelson Civil War Round Table upcoming Lectures

 

Fort Donelson Civil War RoundtableDover, TN – Fort Donelson National Battlefield presents a Civil War Round Table every third Thursday at 7:00pm in the Cumberland Room of the Stewart County Visitor Center. Come hear and talk with Authors, Historians, and Folks who are interested in Civil War History. The event is open to the public.

The next Fort Donelson Civil War Round Table will be January 19th, at 7:00pm. The guest speaker will be Karel Lea Biggs and the topic will be “Life in Occupied Tennessee”. «Read the rest of this article»

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