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City of Clarksville, Volunteers will honor Veterans buried at Riverview Cemetary with Wreaths, Saturday

 

Saturday’s local event is part of National Celebration

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville officials and local volunteers will honor veterans laid to rest at Riverview Cemetery with the placement of balsam wreaths on their graves as part of National Wreaths Across America Day 2020.

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Wreaths Across America to honor veterans buried at Riverview Cemetery, December 19th

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Local volunteers will honor veterans laid to rest at Riverview Cemetery with the reading of names and placement of balsam wreaths on their graves as part of National Wreaths Across America Day 2020.

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City of Clarksville announces Riverview Cemetery wall to be replaced

 

Section of Spring Street will be closed during excavation

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The old stone wall along Spring Street at Riverview Cemetery will be replaced with a new, stronger concrete wall in a $500,000 Clarksville Streets Department project that will begin June 1st, 2020.

Neely Engineering & Contracting of Clarksville was awarded the contract to take down the failing stone wall and replace it with a poured concrete wall with a stone veneer.

This failing old stone wall along Spring Street at Riverview Cemetery will be replaced in a project that begins June 1st.

This failing old stone wall along Spring Street at Riverview Cemetery will be replaced in a project that begins June 1st.

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APSU History Students conduct staff ride to historic Fort Donelson Civil War battlefield

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – If you can picture a nation as a living body with cities serving as vital organs and transportation paths such as roads, railways and rivers filling the roles of the arteries that provide life-sustaining blood to those major settlements, then it becomes easy to understand the significance of the Battle of Fort Donelson during the American Civil War.

Waged between February 11th-16th, 1862, the Union’s capture of the Confederate fort near the Tennessee-Kentucky border accomplished a number of important tasks for its army.

Austin Peay Students on a tour at Fort Donelson.

Austin Peay Students on a tour at Fort Donelson.

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Austin Peay State University professors publish Civil War diary about life in Clarksville

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a cold night in February 1862, the moans and whimpers of injured Confederate soldiers filled the streets of Clarksville.

Hospitals had been set up in local buildings to treat the wounded, following the Battle of Fort Donelson in nearby Dover, and whispered rumors claimed the Union army was heading for the city.

Dr. Minoa Uffelman holds a copy of the new book “The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams: A Southern Woman’s Story of Rebellion and Reconstruction, 1863-1890.” (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

Dr. Minoa Uffelman holds a copy of the new book “The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams: A Southern Woman’s Story of Rebellion and Reconstruction, 1863-1890.” (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

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Fort Donelson National Battlefield and Cemetery to hold Memorial Day Ceremony Monday, May 27th

 
Fort Donelson National Cemetery

Fort Donelson National Cemetery

Dover, TN – Fort Donelson National Battlefield and Cemetery will host their Memorial Day Ceremony Monday, May 27th, at 1:00pm to pay tribute to those who serve our Nation so nobly.

Everyone is invited to attend.

Parking is limited at the National Cemetery. Spaces nearest the front entrance will be reserved for those with mobility issues.

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